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Man Spotted Carrying Speaker’s Lectern In US Capitol Violence Arrested

Man Spotted Carrying Speaker's Lectern In US Capitol Violence Arrested

Adam Christian Johnson was arrested on a federal warrant.

A Florida man photographed carrying U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s lectern from the House of Representative chambers during the riot at the U.S. Capitol was arrested late Friday, according to jail records.

Adam Christian Johnson was arrested on a federal warrant and booked into the Pinellas County jail Friday night, the records said.

Johnson, 36, was quickly identified on social media and was identified by the Bradenton Herald as being from Parrish, a community about 25 miles (40 km) south of Tampa.

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Five people died in the riot on Wednesday, including a Capitol hill police officer.

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