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Update: Iced Earth's Jon Schaffer Arrested In Connection With U.S. Capitol Riots

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UPDATE: According to the FBI, Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer was among the rioters who sprayed U.S. Capitol police officers with a capsaicin pepper spray known as "bear spray", as part of the rioter's attempts to push back the officers inside the Capitol and breach the Capitol building.

The Iced Earth founding member was photographed and captured on surveillance video holding "bear spray" and engaging in verbal altercations with Capitol police officers inside the D.C. Capitol building:

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Iced Earth founding member and guitarist Jon Schaffer turned himself in to authorities at 3pm on Sunday, January 17 and has officially been arrested for his participation in the breach of the U.S. Capitol Building on January 06th.

The Indianapolis Field Office of the FBI released the below statement regarding his arrest:

“Jon Schaffer, Columbus, IN, has been arrested in connection to Jan 6 incident at the U.S. Capitol. Schaffer faces 6 charges including engaging in an act of physical violence in a Capitol building. Schaffer was allegedly among rioters who sprayed Capitol police with ‘bear spray.'”

Jon Schaffer faces the following charges:

1) Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority

2) Disrupting the Orderly Conduct of Government Business

3) Knowingly Engaging in an Act of Physical Violence Against any Person or Property in any Restricted Building or Grounds

4) Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building

5) Engaging in an Act of Physical Violence in a Capitol Building

6) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building

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1. Lorne W writes:

I'm sure the little nazi is going to have some fine swastika tats in prison with those charges and that level of photo evidence. I wonder how long he lasts before he submits to one of the Brother's jail gangs? I wonder if he'll last longer than it took him to screw up his courage to face authorities.

Iced Earth, you're done.

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2. LAWL writes:

Yes, part of keeping america great is rioting with a group of people, some of whom have been found to not have even voted at all, and try to force things to happen the way you want with bear spray, yelling and potential murder.

That's textbook sedition and fascism.

Goddamn morons.

# Feb 6, 2021 @ 9:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. BrianMN writes:

Almost every person arrested has ties to Antifa and BLM. I promise you. Every person like Jon will be released without charges because they don't want the real facts to get out. Like the fact that police let them in the building. There is still no evidence that the cop was murdered. I'd also like to know why the cop that shot and killed an unarmed woman is being shielded? His identity still hasn't been released.
If you have to.

Time Magazine just ran an article admitting the election was rigged. It's funny how libs did nothing but B for four years that Trump stole the election but it's perfectly fine when their candidate wins.

This is why I haven't voted since '92. The elections are rigged. Period.

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