Proud Boys leader arrested in DC for burning Black Lives Matter flag

WASHINGTON — The Miami-based leader of the Proud Boys, Enrique Tarrio, was arrested in Washington on Monday two days before protests are expected in the nation’s capital to coincide with a vote to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral college victory. Tarrio, who leads a male-only extremist group that promotes far-right ideas and President Donald Trump, was arrested on charges of destruction of property during a pro-Trump rally in Washington on Dec. 12 that turned violent. Tarrio admitted to burning a Black Lives Matter banner that was ripped down from a historic Black church, and prev…

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