Bundy brothers, Oregon refuge occupiers appear in federal court

Courtesy: KOIN

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Ammon Bundy, along with 7 other arrested militants, appeared in federal court on Wednesday.

The FBI arrested Ammon Bundy, Ryan C. Bundy, Brian Cavalier, Shawna Cox, Ryan Waylen Payne, Joseph Donald O’Shaughnessy, Peter Santilli and Jon Eric Ritzheimer on probable cause, according to a bureau spokesperson.

Each has been charged with one felony charge of conspiracy to impede officers of the United States from discharging their official duties through the use of force, intimidation or threats.

The United States Attorney’s Office could file additional charges at a later time, criminal defense attorney Kevin Sali said.

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