Cliven Bundy Arrested by FBI at Portland Airport

FBI arrest related to 2014 standoff at Bundy’s NV ranch.  Bundy was on his way to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in southeastern Oregon.

From THE ORGEONIAN:  Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who touched off one armed showdown with federal authorities and applauded another started in Oregon by his sons, was arrested late Wednesday at Portland International Airport and faces federal charges related to the 2014 standoff at his ranch.

Bundy, 74, was booked into the downtown Multnomah County jail at 10:54 p.m.   He faces a conspiracy charge to interfere with a federal officer — the same charge lodged against two of his sons, Ammon and Ryan, for their role in the Jan. 2 takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns. He also faces weapons charges.

The Bundy Ranch Facebook page reported Cliven Bundy was surrounded by SWAT officers and detained after his arrival from Nevada.  He was arrested at 10:10 p.m., authorities said.

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