A Portland Antifa member who had been considered a wanted dangerous fugitive earlier in November has been arrested and released without bail.
23-year-old Jarrid Huber was arrested on November 30, for a litany of charges including felonious criminal mischief, arson, and rioting stemming from a May 25, 2021 incident. He was released that day without bail.
Leading up to his arrest, Huber had been labeled a dangerous wanted fugitive by police, going on the run for weeks after allegedly violating his pretrial release conditions by returning to rioting.
On November 13, Portland Police stated that Huber had failed to turn himself in to law enforcement as required, and a felony warrant for his arrest was subsequently issued.
"If anyone sees Huber they’re asked not to approach but call 911 right away," police said at the time.
Huber had been arrested on November 9 for disorderly conduct in the second degree and interfering with a peace officer in relation to the night of Election Day.
On Hubber’s since-suspended Twitter account, he advocated for violent riots, notably in the wake of the verdict day in the case of Kyle Rittenhouse, and when a leak revealed that the Supreme Court would be overturning Roe v Wade.
"Huber and his associates were preparing for a direct-action event and allegedly pushed multiple large dumpsters into the street on Southwest Park Avenue," the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office said.
The office said that Huber and others were allegedly dressed in black bloc and blocked the roadway near an election night event.
"A Portland Police Bureau officer approached the group in his vehicle after observing the traffic obstruction. The group then allegedly pushed the dumpsters behind the officer’s vehicle, blocking the street behind it. The officer exited his vehicle and commanded the group to stop, to which they questioned ‘why’ and began to walk away. He ordered that they stop again, and they subsequently began to run. Other officers arrived at the scene and effectuated an arrest," the office said.
According to The Post Millennial editor-at-large Andy Ngo, Huber had been targeting the office of Rene Gonzales, who won his election for a seat of the city council over the far-left incumbent Jo Ann Hardesty.
This arrest marked Huber's third related to Antifa rioting over a span of three years. According to Ngo, "The 23-year-old self-identified journalist uses Twitter to organize and promote riots, and has open cases for multiple felonies related to arson and rioting last year."
Huber was also charged with attempt to commit a class c/unclassified felony, harassment, and disorderly conduct in the second degree on April 28 and 29, 2021, according to Oregon Judicial Department records.
Huber, a far-left journalist, was also behind the account that posted a video threatening Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler in 2021, displaying the official’s home address.
"We are not just challenging the idea of having Ted as a mayor. We are challenging the idea of having mayors at all. We want abolition. Abolition is absolute," the masked person in the video, who had their voice masked, stated.
The narrator rejected peaceful protests and voting, stating that violence is needed when "those in power have proven they are unwilling to listen and have made the choice to ignore you."
"Ted, we are asking for the last time that you resign. If you ignore this message outright, the destruction to your precious way of life is going to escalate. Blood is already on your hands, Ted. And next time it may just be your own."
Huber denied any involvement at the time, telling The Post Millennial, "I had nothing to do with this video, I was asked to share it and that is all I did," Huber wrote in an email.
In response to the threatening video, the Portland Police Bureau opened an investigation, with the FBI assisting.
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