Jacob Chansley, aka Jake Angeli, the Capital rioter

Jacob Chansley, aka Jake Angeli, the Capital rioter who’d become a favorite of the mainstream media for his horned-headdress and red, white, and blue face paint, has been arrested by Federal agents.

Department of Justice officials announced that Jacob Anthony Chansley, 33, also known as Jake Angeli, a resident of Arizona, was busted Saturday, 

The shirtless Chansley — who apparently drew inspiration for his unique look from watching “Conan the Barbarian,” History Channel’s “Vikings” and/or Mel Gibson’s “Braveheart” became the poster child for the Chaos that had taken place on Capitol Hill earlier this week.

 

Feds Arrest Jacob Chansley, aka Jake Angeli 

After his picture became a fixture in the media’s coverage, for clearly standing out among the other Trump-supporters who stormed the Capitol building last Wednesday.

Angeli, who was dressed in horns, a bearskin headdress, red, white, and blue face paint, shirtless, and tan pants entering the Capital building, made him a priority target for the Justice Department.

Yesterday the Feds issued a statement saying that they got their man:

Three men were charged today in federal court in the District of Columbia in connection with the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.

Jacob Anthony Chansley, a.k.a. Jake Angeli, of Arizona, was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, and with violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Chansey was taken into custody today.

The other two individuals that were also arrested according to the Feds statement were:

Adam Johnson, 36, of Florida, was charged with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; one count of theft of government property; and one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Johnson was arrested yesterday and is currently in custody.

Derrick Evans, 35, of West Virginia, was charged with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; and one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol Grounds. Evans was taken into custody Friday.

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