Persons Of Interest In U.S. Capitol Riots

D.C. Police Appear To Be Looking For Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer Following Riot At The United States Capitol Building


It would appear that the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia are currently seeking Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer. Schaffer is widely thought to have been among those who stormed the U.S. Capitol Grounds yesterday, January 06th, as part of a pro-Donald Trump related protest contesting the results of the most recent U.S. election.

Schaffer is thought to have been among those who managed to breach the U.S. Capitol Building, after fans identified him in a Getty photograph (see above) taken during the riots. Schaffer has previously been confirmed to have attended previous events of a pro-Trump nature.

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The aforementioned police department have since circulated this slide show of persons of interest they are seeking for Unlawful Entry in connection to the riots, which includes the picture thought to be of Schaffer.

They are offering a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the individuals who committed a crime in the District of Columbia. The charge of Unlawful Entry in a public building in D.C. can be faced with a maximum penalty of six months jail time/$1,000 fine.

[via Metal Injection]

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