Jacob Anthony Chansley Wiki – Jacob Anthony Chansley Biography
According to Jacob Anthony Chansley aka Jake Angeli wiki, Bio and Biograph, He is also known as Jake Angeli, of Arizona, stands with other supporters of US President Donald Trump as they demonstrate on the second floor of the US Capitol building after breaching security defenses in Washington, US, on January 6, 2021.
He arrested two more Capitol Hill rioters whose images had gone viral, one carrying off the House speaker’s podium and another who wore horns and a fur pelt. Simultaneously, a top Democratic lawmaker called on mobile carriers to preserve social media content related to the carnage.
LATEST: The U.S. Attorney's office also arrested Jacob Anthony Chansley, a.k.a. "Jake Angeli," Saturday. Investigators said he was the man seen in viral photos of the siege dressed in horns, a bearskin headdress, with red, white and blue face paint. https://t.co/uijF0dmLOF pic.twitter.com/e9pW8Q7Tru
— ABC News (@ABC) January 9, 2021
Jacob Anthony Chansley age is 32 years old
Charged in Capitol Riot
The shirtless man seen in photos from the riot inside the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, dressed in tan pants and a bearskin headdress with horns, has been arrested and charged in federal court.
He 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. He was taken into custody today.
The Justice Department announced Saturday that Jacob Anthony Chansley, who goes by Jake Angeli, was charged with knowingly breaking into the Capitol building and its grounds, along with violent entry and disorderly conduct.
The Metropolitan Police of Washington asked the public to help identify the Phoenix native earlier this week.
Angeli became known in right-wing circles for protesting in Phoenix in his wild costume, telling the Arizona Republic in a 2020 interview that he is a Q-ANON supporter.
He was taken into custody Saturday after calling the FBI’s Washington field office to speak with law enforcement officials. Angeli was seen in multiple photos released on social media, walking around the Capitol halls and sitting in the Senate chamber.
— YAC (@YourAnonCentral) January 9, 2021
The Q-ANON activist told the FBI that he came to D.C. with other “patriots” from Arizona at the “request of the President” to protest the certification of the Electoral College results by Congress.
West Virginia state Delegate Derrick Evans, who posted a video of himself breaching the threshold of the Capitol and yelling “We’re in, we’re in! Derrick Evans is in the Capitol,” also was charged. He resigned his post effective immediately Saturday.