California white supremacist surrenders to FBI

FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, people fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. The leader of a Southern California white supremacist group and three other members have been arrested weeks after indictments of other group members for allegedly inciting the riot last year in Charlottesville, Virginia. U.S. Attorney's Office spokesman Thom Mrozek says Rise Above Movement leader Robert Rundo was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport and is expected in Los Angeles federal court Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (Ryan M. Kelly/The Daily Progress via AP, File)/The Daily Progress via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested a fourth member of a white supremacist group on charges of inciting violence at California protests and at last year’s deadly riot in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The FBI said in a Tweet on Sunday that 38-year-old Aaron Eason surrendered himself. He has an initial court appearance Monday.

Prosecutors say the group’s leader and two other members were arrested last week.

All four are charged with traveling to incite or participate in riots. Rise Above Movement leader Robert Rundo, Robert Boman and Tyler Laube were each denied bail in Los Angeles federal court on Wednesday.

Attorney information for the defendants could not immediately be found.

The latest arrests come just weeks after the indictments of four other California members of RAM for allegedly inciting the Virginia riot.

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