The rioter seen hanging from the Senate chamber during the US Capitol siege has surrendered to authorities, sheriff officials said.
Josiah Colt, 34, of Boise, Idaho, turned himself into the Ada County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday afternoon and was placed on a US Marshal’s hold, a sheriff’s department spokesman told the Idaho Statesman.
Colt — who boasted on video that he was “all over the news now” after breaching the Capitol on Jan. 6 — also bragged about being the first rioter to sit in a chair reserved for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, although he was mistaken.
“I just got in the Capitol building,” Colt said on the clip. “I hopped down into the chamber.”
But Colt, who called Pelosi “treasonous,” was actually sitting in a chair used by Vice President Mike Pence in the Senate chamber.
A federal court filing obtained by the newspaper shows Colt hopped onto the Senate floor sometime between 2:20 and 4 p.m. It also