GALLATIN, TN (WSMV) - A man has been arrested in Gallatin Saturday morning for his  involvement in the U.S. Capitol riot. 

The U.S. Attorney-Middle District for Tennessee says the man was identified as Jack Jesse Griffith, who is known online as 'Juan Bibiano.' 

Photo of Griffith on Juan Bibiano's social media

Photo of Griffith on Juan Bibiano's social media

Griffith was taken into custody by the FBI. He is the third Tennessean who has been arrested and connected to the riot on January 6th. 

Arrest papers say FBI Agents identified Griffith in a video posted on Matthew Bledsoe's social media. Bledsoe, from Memphis, was arrested on Friday for his involvement in the riot. 

Griffith in Bledsoe's social media video yelling.

Griffith in Bledsoe's social media video yelling.

In the video, Bledsoe and Griffith are in a crowd outside of the Capitol. An alarm is going off in the background and Griffith reportedly screamed in excitement after another person yelled, "We're going in!"

According to the arrest papers, Griffith posted on social media stating, "I even helped stormed (sic) the capitol today, but it only made things worse."

Social media post made by Jack Jesse Griffith

Social media post made by Jack Jesse Griffith.

Griffith is charged with knowingly enter or remain in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority to do and knowingly, and with intent to impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of Government business or official functions, engage in disorderly or disruptive conduct in, or within such proximity to, any restricted building or grounds when, or so that, such conduct, in fact, impedes or disrupts the orderly conduct of Government business or official functions; or attempts or conspires to do so.

MUG - Jack Jesse Griffith - 1/17/21
 

Jack Jesse Griffith faces federal charges in connection with the Capitol riots.

 


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