top
East Bay
East Bay
Indybay
Indybay
Indybay
Regions
Indybay Regions North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area California United States International Americas Haiti Iraq Palestine Afghanistan
Topics
Newswire
Features
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature

Federal Criminal Complaint Links Attack on SC Sheriffs, Oakland Security Officers to Boogaloo Movement

by Fred
U.S. Air Force Sergeant Steven Carrillo has been charged federally with murder and multiple other counts in connection to the attacks on Santa Cruz Sheriff's deputies in Ben Lomond on June 6, as well as the attacks on federal security officers outside the federal building in Oakland on May 29. The attacks on law enforcement officers left two dead and three injured in total. Evidence in the federal criminal complaint links Carrillo, a right-wing libertarian extremist, to the Boogaloo movement. Also charged is Millbrae resident Robert Alvin Justus Jr. for aiding and abetting in the murder of the federal officer. Photo: The patch found on a vest belonging to Steven Carrillo contains symbols associated with the Boogaloo movement.
boog-patch-boogaloo-steven-carillo-ben-lomond-police-killer-shooter-terrorist-santa-cruz-sheriff.jpg
From the federal criminal complaint against Steven Carrillo, complainant Brett Woolard, Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation wrote:

"When law enforcement personnel searched the 1997 van, they also located a ballistic vest. The vest had a patch on it, which is shown in the photograph below. I am informed that the symbols on the patch, including an igloo and a Hawaiian-style print, are associated with the “Boogaloo” movement."

"Carrillo appears to have used his own blood to write various phrases on the hood of the Toyota Camry that he carjacked. Based on my review of the photograph, I recognize the following words and phrases: “BOOG,” “I became unreasonable,” and “stop the duopoly.”

"Based on my experience and information I have learned in the course of this investigation, I believe that “Boogaloo” is a term used by extremists to reference a violent uprising or impending civil war in the United States. I am aware that the Boogaloo movement is not a defined group, and I believe that, in general, followers of the Boogaloo ideology may identify as militia and share a narrative of inciting a violent uprising against perceived government tyranny."


Background:

Video: Suspect in Attack on Santa Cruz Sheriffs Makes Political Statements when Taken into Custody
https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/06/06/18833874.php
§Federal Complaint Against Steven Carrillo
by Fred
steven_carrillo_complaint.pdf_600_.jpg
§Federal Complaint Against Robert Alvin Justice Jr.
by Fred
robert_alvin_justice_complaint.pdf_600_.jpg
Add Your Comments
We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!

Donate

$65.00 donated
in the past month

Get Involved

If you'd like to help with maintaining or developing the website, contact us.

Publish

Publish your stories and upcoming events on Indybay.

IMC Network