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Iowa mother and son charged in Jan. 6 Capitol attack

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A mother and son from central Iowa have now been arrested in connection to the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6.

On Friday, Deborah Sandoval, of Des Moines, and Salvador Sandoval Jr., of Ankeny, were both arrested on federal warrants by special agents from the FBI Omaha Field Office’s Des Moines Resident Agency.

Deborah Sandoval is charged with:

  • Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority
  • Knowingly impeding or disrupting the orderly conduct of government
  • Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

Salvador Sandoval Jr. is charge with

  • Obstructing, impeding or interfering with law enforcement
  • Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority
  • Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

Both suspect made their initial appearance in federal court Friday.

At least two other Iowans have been charged with crimes for their actions at the U.S. Capitol on January 6.

Leo Kelly, a Cedar Rapids man, was arrested for participating in the events. New court documents revealed more details from his case on Thursday.

Doug Jensen, a Des Moines man, recently faced upgraded charges earlier this week.

Jensen was seen in video wearing a QAnon shirt and confronting a Capitol police officer.

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