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FBI says it's arrested last 4 Oregon occupiers

7 years 1 month 2 weeks ago Thursday, February 11 2016 Feb 11, 2016 February 11, 2016 2:13 PM February 11, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

BURNS, Ore. - The FBI has confirmed it arrested the last armed occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge.

The bureau said in a statement Thursday that "no one was injured, and no shots were fired" when all four were taken into custody. The surrender of the holdouts played out live over a phone call streamed online.

Authorities say Sean Anderson, 47; his wife Sandra Anderson, 48, both of Riggins, Idaho; and Jeff Banta, 46, of Yerington, Nevada, were arrested around 9:40 a.m. Thursday.

The FBI says 27-year-old David Fry, of Blanchester, Ohio, who delayed leaving the refuge, was apprehended about 11 a.m.

They all face a federal felony charge of conspiracy to keep federal workers from doing their duties through force or intimidation. The four will appear before a judge in Portland on Friday.

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