FBI Omaha
Public Affairs Specialist Amy Adams
(402) 530-1472
January 18, 2021

Iowa Man Arrested for Actions at the U.S. Capitol

On Monday, January 18, 2021, Leo Christopher Kelly was arrested on a federal warrant by special agents from the FBI Omaha Field Office’s Cedar Rapids Resident Agency. The federal charges include Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority, and Violent Entry with Intent to Disrupt the Orderly Conduct of Official Business and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds. The charges stem from the events at the Capitol Building on January 6, 2021.

Kelly remains in federal custody. He will have his initial appearance in federal court on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. After Kelly’s appearance you will find any additional information at this link—Investigations Regarding Violence at the Capitol (justice.gov).