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Fifth Montanan Faces Charges Over Capitol Insurrection

Photo of Boyd Allen Camper from an FBI affidavit charging him for involvement in the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Photo of Boyd Allen Camper from an FBI affidavit charging him for involvement in the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

A fifth Montanan now faces federal charges for his alleged involvement with the breach of the U.S. Capitol on January 6. 

The federal government has charged Boyd Allen Camper on four counts, including disorderly or disruptive conduct on the Capitol Building or grounds, and parading, demonstrating or picketing in Capitol buildings.

Court records do not list a home town for Camper.

Security camera image of Boyd Allen Camper from an FBI affidavit charging him for involvement in the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Security camera image of Boyd Allen Camper from an FBI affidavit charging him for involvement in the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

A Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit says security footage recorded Camper inside the U.S Capitol Building January 6, 2021. The charging document provides several photos it says identifies him at the scene. It also says Camper confirmed his presence inside the Capitol during an interview with CBS news that was later posted online. 

The affidavit says Camper told a reporter that, "I was on the front line," further stating, "We’re going to take this damn place."

Four other Montanans have been charged with crimes related to the Capitol attack.

TheFlathead Beacon reports Camper made an initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Missoula Friday morning.
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