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Deborah Sandoval of Des Moines and her son Salvador Sandoval Jr. of Ankeny made their first court appearances this Friday, February 19
CAPITOL RIOT ARREST UPDATE:
*Deborah Sandoval, 54, & her son Salvador, 23, of Ankeny IA have been arrested.
*2nd mother & son duo to be charged.
*Charges include obstructing law-enforcement, violent entry, impeding conduct of gov’t, disorderly conduct.https://t.co/g8aoRCEd8l pic.twitter.com/4JpDex1PHg
— Jim Roberts (@nycjim) February 20, 2021
Two other people from Iowa, this time a mother-son duo, are accused of the January 6 riot on the United States Capitol. Deborah Sandoval of Des Moines and her son Salvador Sandoval Jr. of Ankeny appeared in court for the first time this Friday, February 19.
The FBI Field Office in Omaha reported that Deborah, 54, had been charged with entering a restricted-access building, which interfered with good government behavior, as well as forcible entry and a disorderly behavior for the good of the Capitol. Her 23-year-old son, Sandoval, is accused of obstructing law enforcement, entering a restricted-access building and forcibly entering and behaving in disorder on the Capitol grounds.
The duo are also the fourth parent-child duo to be indicted in the Capitol Riots. Others are Kevin Seefried and his son Hunter Seefried; James Herman “Sonny” Uptmore and his son Chance Anthony Uptmore; and Lisa Eisenhart and her son Eric Munchel reported on The Washington Times.
Court records were uploaded Friday evening and show the mother and son were released on a promise to reappear. The two will appear in person in Des Moines on February 25, and the hearings will be televised in Washington DC later today. While the statement of fact in the Iowa cases listing the indictments was sealed on Friday, the original case against the two Sandovals, which was filed in DC district court, was fully sealed.
The other Iowans arrested for alleged involvement in the violent mob attack are Doug Jensen of Des Moines and Leo Kelly of Cedar Rapids. Video showed how Jensen threatened a police officer near the Senate on the day Congress wanted to confirm Joe Biden’s victory in the November 2020 US presidential election. Jensen faces seven counts, one of which is for bringing a knife near the meeting of then-vice-president Mike Pence and then-vice-president Kamala Harris.
FBI investigators who interviewed Jensen reported that he believed in the QAnon conspiracy theory. He had entered Capitol Hill while waiting for authorities to arrest Democratic lawmakers. Kelly, the other Iowan on trial, admitted to entering the Capitol during the riot. Kelly later told a Christian news company, “We have been betrayed by Congress. We have been betrayed by justice. We have been betrayed by our local governments, our mayors.” Similar to the Sandovals, the other parent-child duos include accusations with violence, a Delaware father and son. another duo from Texas; and a man from Tennessee known as the “Zip Tie Guy” who went with his mother from Georgia.
In the attack, President Donald Trump was accused by the House for the second time, this time for inciting the crowd with false statements made by Democrats who stole the election. Trump was acquitted in a 57-43 Senate vote, including seven Republican senators who voted for the conviction. American meaning of Iowa. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst had voted not to condemn the former president. It was the second time Trump had been indicted, the first time the 45th President of the United States had been indicted on December 18, 2019 on two articles: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.