FBI Arrests Leader, 2 Other Members of Violent California Neo-Nazi Gang via @TPM
Mr. Boman and Mr. Laube were arrested on Tuesday morning in Southern California.
BREAKING: 3 suspected white supremacists arrested by @fbi in SoCal. Robert Rundo, Robert Boman + Tyler Laube accused of engaging in violent attacks at political rallies in Berkeley, Huntington Bch + San Bernardino in 2017. FBI says men are members of Rise Above Movement. @FOXLA
Rundo was one of four members of the Southern California based neo-Nazi group who have been charged by the FBI this year in connection with the riots that ended in the death of protester Heather Heyer.
The FBI arrested the leader of a violent California neo-Nazi gang, who fled the country by crossing into Mexico. It seems terrorists are, indeed, crossing the US-Mexico border.
Leader of the white supremacist Rise Above Movement is arrested. For background on the group, see FBI Arrests White Nationalist Who Fled the Country
The Rise Above Movement is an overtly racist, violent right-wing fight club that attends rallies around the country to do open combat with counter-protesters.
Members of the white nationalist group Rise Above Movement, which has been designated as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, allegedly traveled to three different cities in California with the intention to incite violence at 2017 political rallies, according to a federal indictment unsealed on Wednesday.
Several members of the Rise Above Movement, or RAM, attended a "Make America Great Again" rally in Huntington Beach in March last year holding signs that read “Da Goyim Know," a Semitic phrase.
BREAKING NEWS: @FBI Arrests White Nationalist Robert Paul Rundo Who Fled the Country with @awinston
Mr. Rundo apparently crossed into Mexico two weeks ago from California and then made his way to Central America.
He is the founder of the Rise Above Movement, a neo-Nazi gang based in Southern California whose members were involved in violent activity at protests throughout California in 2017.
FBI arrests prominent neo-Nazi gang leader Robert Paul Rundo
He is accused of inciting violence at the 2017 Charlottesville riots, and at 2017 political rallies in Huntington Beach, Berkley and San Bernardino, California.
Rundo fled the country to Central America after being indicted in connection with the deadly white supremacist Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, FBI spokesperson Laura Eimiller said.
Rundo, 28, and other RAM members attended an “Anti-Islamic Law” rally in San Bernardino in June and again committed violent acts.
Four other RAM members were arrested earlier in October in connection to violence that broke out at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year.
The FBI said Robert Paul Rundo, the leader of the neo-Nazi group Rise Above Movement, is in federal custody facing civil unrest charges.
1/ @NYtimes reported today that Robert Rundo, a leader of the white nationalist group Rise Above Movement, was arrested by the FBI after fleeing to Central America earlier this month.
Robert Rundo, 28, of Huntington Beach, Calif., is being held at the federal jail in downtown Los Angeles.
Founder & 2 other members of the Rise Above Movement, violent CA neo-Nazi group, been arrested by FBI. They engaged in brutal beatings of counter-protesters in Huntington Beach, Berkeley, Charlottesville.