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Iowa man, outed by relative, faces US Capitol attack charges

(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
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Published: Jan. 26, 2022 at 2:34 PM CST
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A northwest Iowa man has been arrested and faces four federal charges in the Jan. 6 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol after a relative tipped off the FBI. Court records say an FBI agent arrested Kenneth Rader on Jan. 20 in Sioux City.

He is charged with knowingly entering a restricted building, two counts of disorderly and disruptive conduct and demonstrating in a Capitol building.

The FBI received a tip on Jan. 8 from someone who referred to Rader as “my radicalized family member” and indicated Rader had shared videos of himself at the Capitol.

A public defender obtained to represent Rader did not immediately respond to a message.

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