FBI arrests fourth Kansas man on charges from Jan. 6 D.C. riot


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GARDNER, Kan. (KSNT) – Special agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested a Gardner man Monday morning on charges from the Jan. 6 D.C. riot.

Ryan Keith Ashlock, of Gardner, faces charges including:

  • Conspiracy
  • Obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder
  • Obstruction of justice and Congress
  • Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority

Ashlock is the fourth Kansas man arrested on charges related to the U.S. Capitol breach. The FBI previously arrested a Topeka man Feb. 12, and two Olathe men Feb. 11.

Click here to view the full list of FBI arrests and charges stemming from the Capitol Breach case.

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