Ryan Kelley, 40, of Allendale, Michigan, was arrested Thursday on misdemeanor charges related to his involvement in the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021.
Who is Ryan Kelley?
Kelley led rallies against Covid restrictions at the state capital in Lansing and in Grand Rapids.
The Detroit FBI field office confirmed Kelley’s arrest and said his home was searched.
The arrest comes just weeks after the Michigan Court of Appeals rejected efforts by two candidates to have their names placed on the August primary ballot.
A crowded field of Republicans is jockeying to face Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in what will be one of the nation’s most closely watched campaigns this fall.