A man from Florida was arrested Friday for allegedly entering the U.S. Capitol building and removing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) lectern from its storage place Wednesday.
Adam Johnson, 36, has been charged with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted area without legal authorization, one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, and one count of theft of government property.
According to the Department of Justice, Johnson appears to be the man in the widely circulated viral photo, which depicts a man in a Trump beanie carrying the speaker’s lectern through the U.S. Capitol Rotunda while appearing to wave at a photographer.
The Bradenton Herald reports that Johnson is a stay-at-home father with five children, and was identified as the man in the photo with the help of residents in his community. The lectern was reportedly found by the Rotunda, in the Senate wing of the building.
Johnson is one of more than