Monday, May 17

They arrest the protagonists of the assault on the Capitol in the US: Q-Shaman and Richard Barnett


Q-Shaman is arrested. The radical conspiratorial Trump supporter entered the US Capitol disguised in furs and a horned trapper hat. The actor and influencer also known as Jake Angeli has been arrested for disorderly conduct and trespassing.

The police have also arrested more protagonists of the assault such as to the man who took the lectern of the speaker of the House of Representatives. Johnson was charged Saturday with robbery, trespassing and disorderly conduct on Capitol Hill. The married father of five was quickly identified on social media by local residents as the man in the photo smiling as he walked through the Capitol rotunda carrying the Pelosi lectern, The Bradenton Herald reported. Johnson posted on social media that he was in Washington, DC, during Wednesday’s riots and included derogatory comments about the Black Lives Matter movement, according to The Bradenton Herald. Those posts were later deleted or removed.

More than 80 people have been arrested and dozens are being wanted

Prosecutors have filed 17 cases in Federal District Court and another 40 in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia on Saturday for a variety of crimes ranging from assault on police officers to entering restricted areas of the US Capitol. .UU., Theft of federal property and the threat to legislators.

Prosecutors said the additional cases remained under wraps, dozens of people are being wanted by federal agents, and the US attorney in Washington promised Friday that “all options were on the table” for the charges, including possibly sedition.

Other notable arrests in the Capitol invasion include:

Doug Jensen, an Iowa man, was jailed Saturday on federal charges, including burglary and disorderly conduct, for his alleged role in the Capitol riot. Jensen, 41, of Des Moines, was being held without bond at the Polk County Jail and County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ryan Evans said he did not know if Jensen had an attorney. Video posted online during the assault on the Capitol showed a man who appears to be Jensen, who is white, chasing an African-American officer down a flight of interior stairs as a crowd of people crawl several steps behind. At various points, the officer says “back off”, to no avail.

Richard Barnett, an Arkansas man who appeared in a viral photo sitting in the office of Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi with his boots on a desk after the assault on the Capitol, was arrested Friday by the FBI. Barnett, 60, turned himself in to FBI agents at the Bentonville County, Arkansas Sheriff’s Office. He is being held at the Washington County Detention Center in nearby Fayetteville, Arkansas, without bond, pending a first court appearance, said Little Rock FBI spokesman Connor Hagan.


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