Far-South media personality Anthem Joseph Gionette, better known as “Baked Alaska”, has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the riots in the US Capitol last week.
According to an entry on the Justice Department’s webpage tracking arrests regarding the riot, Gionette was arrested in Houston on Friday.
according to a Criminal complaint posted on the website, Jionet is charged with willfully entering or remaining in a restricted building or ground without lawful possession, and violent entry and disorderly conduct on the grounds of the Capitol.
The arrest is the latest in a wave of arrests around the country as law enforcement finds several suspects in connection with the riots that led to five deaths. More than 100 arrests have been made so far.
Jionet live-streamed herself for about 27 minutes at the Capitol and posted the video to YouTube and Twitter FBI Affidavit.
Jionet and other rioters can be heard “Patriots are in control,” whose house? Our house, “and” traitor, traitor, traitor. “He can also be heard urging protesters to leave the building.
About 15 minutes into the video, Geonet is seen entering an office in the Capitol and interviewing others. Several minutes later, he enters another office and puts his feet on a table, while encouraging the other rioters to break into nothing.
He identifies himself as a member of the “media” when law enforcement tells him to walk about 25 minutes in a YouTube video. About a minute later, he is accused of enforcing the law, even though none of the showings appear in the video, the affidavit states.
He called the officer an “oath-maker”, “You broke your oath to the Constitution.” He eventually exits Capitol at the 26:55 mark of the video on YouTube.
Gionet previously worked at BuzzFeed before turning into a right-wing media personality The washington post. He was banned from YouTube in October after uploading a video of himself harassing food store employees for wearing masks.