TEXARKANA, Texas (CBSDFW/AP) – A 36-year-old man with apparent ties to a loose movement of right-wing extremists has been indicted in Texas on charges including attempted capital murder of a peace officer.
Aaron Swenson was arrested in April in Texarkana and accused of threatening to ambush and kill a police officer in a Facebook Live video.READ MORE: I-Team: Texas Bill Would Limit Sale Of Your Personal Information By DMV And DPS
Police say he was wearing a ballistic vest when officers took him into custody. They found two loaded pistols and a shotgun in his car. According to police and the Tech Transparency Project, a Facebook profile belonging to Swenson includes references to the “boogaloo” movement, a network of gun enthusiasts who support overthrowing the U.S. government.READ MORE: Sen. John Cornyn, 2 Texas Congressmen Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Address Migrant Surge At Southern Border
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