Feds arrest Florida man caught on camera carrying Pelosi’s lectern during Capitol riot

By Jessica DeLeon, Miami Herald

Florida resident Adam Christian Johnson, the man captured in viral photo carrying Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s lectern from House chambers during the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, has been arrested.

Johnson, 36, was arrested by Federal Marshals and booked into the Pinellas County jail shortly after 9 p.m. Friday.

He has been 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, according to a federal complaint. A warrant was issued on Friday and Johnson was charged in federal court in D.C. on Saturday.


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