Jun 16, 2021 - News
Florida has seen the most arrests linked to Jan. 6 Capitol riot
Demonstrators attempt to breach the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Photo: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The Sunshine State is a hotspot for those who allegedly perpetrated the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

By the numbers: Florida is tied with Texas for the most individuals facing charges stemming from the event, with 47 arrests in each state out of the 484 total nationwide, per the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

  • And Florida leads all states in arrests of individuals associated with two far-right groups — the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys — that were active in breaching the Capitol.
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