ADAM Christian Johnson was seen looting Nancy Pelosi’s lectern during the Capitol riots on January 6.
Johnson, who is 36, was arrested two days later.
Adam Christian Johnson at the CapitolCredit: Facebook
Who is Adam Christian Johnson?
Johnson smiled and waved as he looted Nancy Pelosi’s lectern at the US Capitol during the stunning riots.
He is a stay-at-home dad to five children; his wife is a doctor, according to The Bradenton Herald.
The Parrish, Florida, resident has previously faced possession of marijuana and violation of probation charges, the paper reports.
Photos on his now-deleted social media accounts show him posing next to a sign reading “closed to all tours” inside the building.
He was just one of countless Trump supporters who rioted at the Capitol.
There have been calls for the president to resign.
Johnson has now been arrestedCredit: Facebook
When was Johnson arrested?
Johnson was taken into custody on the evening of January 8.
He is being held on a federal warrant, according to NBC News.
Authorities had been searching for Johnson after he was seen carrying the lectern during the riots.
“I felt a little disassociated for a minute,” Allan Mestel, who knows Johnson, told WFLA.
“It was almost like, it was surreal. I mean it was surreal. I wasn’t surprised, but I was shocked.
“Couldn’t believe it, the fact that I recognize somebody from our hometown was, I was floored.”
Johnson inside the CapitolCredit: Facebook
Johnson was not among 13 suspects identified by the Department of Justice as having been already charged in federal court in connection with the Capitol riots, according to the Bradenton Herald.
“Make no mistake, our work here is not done,” Steven D’Antuono of the FBI said, according to the Herald.
“Just because you left the DC region, you can still expect a knock on the door if we find out that you were part of the criminal activity at the Capitol.”
“We have collected numerous images of persons of interests that we are asking the community to help us identify,” DC Police Chief Robert Contee said.
“These images depict individuals engaged in various acts of violence or property destruction.”
Is Trump facing a second impeachment?
Democrats have already drafted the single article for Trump’s impeachment that will be formally introduced on Monday.
Trump could become the first president in history to be impeached twice with the single charge to be voted on as early as January 11.