HONOLULU (WPTA21) - The former Huntington County resident who co-founded the Proud Boys chapter in Hawaii was granted release from jail on Monday by a federal judge in Honolulu and is set to appear in a Washington D.C. court via video on Friday.
The initial hearing set a $5,000 bond for Nicholas Ochs, who is accused of unlawful entry into a restricted buildings or grounds. Prosecutors say he was among those who raided the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
He was arrested by the FBI one day later.
Ochs, 34, ran as a Republican for a state legislative seat in November.
He spent much of his life in northeast Indiana, but settled in Hawaii following a stint in the U.S. Marine Corps.