FBI arrests Michigan candidate Ryan Kelley
The FBI raided the Allendale home of Michigan GOP gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley on Thursday and arrested him on charges related to the 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Kelley was arrested "on misdemeanor charges stemming from the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol breach," & is to appear in federal court in Grand Rapids Thu., the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement.
Kelley, 40, is charged with entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, disorderly and disruptive conduct,
knowingly engaging in an act of physical violence against a person or property, and willfully injuring property, according to a criminal complaint.
Generally, all of those misdemeanors carry penalties of up to one year in prison and fines of up to $1,000 on each charge.
Special Agent Mara Schneider, a spokeswoman for the FBI in Detroit, confirmed that federal agents used a search warrant to enter Kelley's home.