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"QAnon Shaman" Arrested for His Role at Wednesday Riot at U.S. Capitol


January 11, 2021

The Justice Department announced Saturday that it had charged the man known as the "QAnon shaman," Jacob Anthony Chansley in connection with the Capitol break-in on Wednesday. NPR photograph

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Attorney's Office - District of Columbia on Saturday said 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 on Wednesday.

Chansley was taken into custody today, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office – District of Columba.

"It is alleged that Chansley was identified as the man seen in media coverage who entered the Capitol building dressed in horns, a bearskin headdress, red, white and blue face paint, shirtless, and tan pants. This individual carried a spear, approximately 6 feet in length, with an American flag tied just below the blade," the news release said.


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