Indiana men arrested in connection with January 6 Capitol breach

Two Indiana men were recently arrested in connection with the breach of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.

Dale Huttle, 61, of Crown Point, was charged with the following felonies:

Assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers with a dangerous weapon

Interfering with law enforcement officers during a civil disorder

Related felony and misdemeanor offenses

He was arrested in Crown Point on November 9, 2022, and released pending further court proceedings in the District of Columbia.

Huttle's nephew, 40-year-old Matthew Huttle of Hebron, was arrested on Monday in Boise, Idaho.

Matthew Huttle is charged with misdemeanor offenses.

He will make his initial court appearance in the District of Idaho.

According to court documents, the two men illegally entered Capitol grounds on January 6, 2021.

Dale Huttle allegedly engaged in at least two violent confrontations with law enforcement on the Lower West Terrace.

Around 2:05 p.m., when a mob of rioters began to remove bike rack barriers set up for security, Dale Huttle approached the front of the crowd with a long wooden flagpole in his hand, documents said.

He allegedly struck at least two officers with the pole.

Approximately 30 minutes later, Dale Huttle was in another altercation where he reportedly grabbed an officer's baton and yelled, "surrender!" reports said.

Matthew Huttle allegedly got into the Capitol Building at 2:58 p.m. using doors next to the Senate Wing and is believed to have left the building before reentering at 3:06 p.m.

He then stayed inside the building for another 10 minutes.

This case is being prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia and the Department of Justice National Security Division's Counterterrorism Section.

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Indiana also assisted.

Since January 6, 2021, nearly 900 people have been arrested for crimes related to the breach of the Capitol building.

Of that number, 275 people have been charged with assaulting or impeding law enforcement.

This is an ongoing investigation.

If you have any information, please call 1-800-CALL-FBI (800-225-5324) or visit

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