The man who was with a Patriot Prayer member when he was shot dead in Portland last summer has been charged with assaulting six cops during a recent anti-mask rally in Oregon, according to reports.
Chandler Pappas, 27, was arrested Dec. 21 in Salem during a rally that the far-right group billed a “flash mob” against COVID-19 restrictions, The Oregonian said.
He is accused in charging documents of spraying officers with pepper spray and carrying an “AR-style rifle” as he joined others in “forcefully and unlawfully” breaking into the state Capitol building, KOIN News said.
He is being held on $250,000 bail on six counts of assaulting a police officer, as well as first-degree burglary, riot and criminal trespass while possessing a gun, court records show.
Pappas gained notoriety in August when he was with fellow Patriot Prayer member Aaron “Jay” Danielson when Danielson was gunned down after a pro-Trump rally in Portland.
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