Some of the people depicted in viral photos and videos of the U.S. Capitol raid have been arrested and charged, including a man photographed with Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s lectern and another man blown through the horn Halls of Congress grazed fur headdresses.
Adam Johnson, 36, of Parrish, Florida, was arrested by U.S. marshals Friday night after a popular photo showed him with a big smile as he waved one hand at the camera and the other picked up Ms. Pelosi’s lectern . On his head was a Trump cap with the number “45” on the front.
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office jail records record little information about the arrest of 36-year-old Mr. Johnson, but do show that he was arrested on a federal warrant. Some tattoos are listed in the records labeled as “God, Wings, Cross”. He has been charged with knowingly entering or staying in a restricted building or site without legal authority. a census of theft of state property; and a count of violent entry and disorderly behavior for Capitol reasons.
“My office worked swiftly with our law enforcement partners at all levels, using all resources to identify, arrest, and prosecute these individuals who were involved in the brazen crimes at the US Capitol,” said Michael Sherwin. the chief federal attorney in Washington, in a statement.
Mr. Sherwin’s office announced Saturday that it had also indicted Jake Angeli, a well-known conspiracy theorist, who was photographed at the Capitol on Wednesday.
Mr. Angeli entered the Capitol without a shirt, his face painted red, white, and blue, and he wore a fur horned headdress. He also carried a spear, about six feet long, with an American flag affixed just below the blade Mr. Sherwin’s office.
Mr. Angeli’s outfit was one of the strangest and most famous after the robbery, and this week brought him from obscure fame on the Right Edge to dining table conversations across America. Angeli was dubbed “Q Shaman” for spreading unsubstantiated QAnon conspiracy theories and was a staple of pro-Trump rallies in Arizona after the 2016 elections. He was arrested on Saturday.
The office also accused Derrick Evans, a West Virginia state legislature, of knowingly stepping into or staying in a restricted building or site without legal authority. and a count of violent entry and disorderly behavior for Capitol reasons. Mr. Angeli faces the same charges.
Early on Saturday morning the F.B.I. arrested Doug Jensen, another member of the mob captured on video that went far into the Capitol, and ignored warnings from a police officer. The video, shot by Igor Bobic of HuffPost, shows the officer withdrawing as Mr. Jensen approaches him and walks up the stairs and through the halls of the federal building.
On his Twitter accountMr. Jensen posted a photo of himself during the robbery with the comments “You like my shirt?” and me…”
Mr. Jensen is in custody in Polk County, Iowa on multiple charges, including interfering with a law enforcement officer during a civil incident; A Capitol building will be showing, demonstrating, or picketing, according to a spokesman for the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
According to the Bradenton HeraldPeople who know Mr. Johnson, the man with the lectern, identified him to the F.B.I. shortly after the picture popped up. The newspaper reported that shortly before the Capitol raid, Mr Johnson posted on social media disparaging the Black Lives Matter movement and Washington police officers, calling the officers “corrupt” and “picking the sides of the criminals.” .
Authorities also arrested Richard Barnett, the man who kicked a desk in Ms. Pelosi’s office during the Capitol siege, on Friday. Mr. Barnett, arrested in Bentonville, Ark., Will appear in federal court Tuesday and eventually extradited to Washington, D.C.
The photo of Mr. Johnson, taken by Win McNamee, a photographer with Getty Images, and the subsequent arrest suggest authorities will use the myriad of photos and videos of the robbery to follow up further arrests. The F.B.I. published pictures on his Twitter account and website on Friday asking the public for information about the people depicted.
The Ministry of Justice announced fees for 13 people, including Mr. Barnett, after the uprising. Fees include entering or staying in a restricted building or site without legal authority; and forced entry and disorderly conduct for Capitol reasons.