FBI Omaha
Public Affairs Specialist Amy Adams
(402) 530-1472
January 25, 2021

Omaha Man Arrested for Actions at U.S. Capitol

On Monday, January 25, 2021, agents from the FBI Omaha Field Office arrested Brandon Straka on a federal warrant related to events at the Capitol Building on January 6. Straka, of Omaha, faces the following federal charges:

  1. impeding law enforcement officer during civil disorder
  2. knowingly entering and remaining on restricted grounds without lawful authority and/or engaging in disorderly conduct within proximity to a restricted building to impede official functions
  3. engaging in disorderly conduct with intent to disturb a hearing before Congress

Straka remains in federal custody. His initial appearance in federal court will be tomorrow, January 26, 2021. After his appearance you will find additional information on his case at this link Investigations Regarding Violence at the Capitol (justice.gov)