TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — Utah activist John Sullivan was taken into custody in Provo Friday, over a week after he shared video of himself inside the U.S. Capitol as protesters breached security.
Sullivan, 26, was charged in federal court with:
– One count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority
– One count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds
– One count of interfering with law enforcement engaged in the lawful performance of their official duties incident to and during the commission of civil disorder
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Radical BLM activist John E. Sullivan has been arrested over his alleged involvement in the Capitol Hill riots. He's been charged with rioting and criminal mischief. Last summer he was also charged over a BLM Utah riot where a person was shot. https://t.co/kRUanH9lFS
— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) January 15, 2021
Left-wing activist charged in Capitol riot after saying he was just there to ‘document’
A left-wing activist who told Fox News last week that he’d followed a pro-Trump mob into the Capitol in order to “document” the siege is now the subject of a criminal complaint in connection with his alleged participation, according to the Justice Department.
John Sullivan can allegedly be heard egging on protesters in video he provided to the FBI, according to a federal criminal complaint. He has also shared the video to his YouTube and Twitter accounts under the pseudonym Jayden X.
Inside the building, he told rioters that “We gotta get this s— burned,” and “it’s our house m————,” according to an affidavit signed by FBI Special Agent Matthew Foulger.
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