3 from Lindstrom, Minnesota arrested in Jan. 6 US Capitol riot

Tear gas is fired at supporters of President Trump who stormed the United States Capitol building.  (Getty Images)

The FBI in Minneapolis said agents have arrested three more Minnesotans on charges related to the Jan. 6 riot at the United States Capitol.

Isaac Westbury, Robert Westbury and Aaron James, all from Lindstrom, were arrested Monday morning. 

A total of eight Minnesotans have now been arrested for their roles in Jan. 6 riot, when the U.S. Capitol was overrun by a crowd of President Donald Trump’s supporters as senators worked to certify the results of the 2020 election. Several people died as a result of the events last January.  

Charges in the riot have ranged from assaulting an officer to acts physical violence on the Capitol grounds to disorderly and disruptive conduct in a Capitol building and grounds.