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Capitol Riot Suspect Detained In Flagstaff Back In October Arrested In Houston

pic taken from video shot during the riot from his live stream
pic taken from video shot during the riot from his live stream

An Arizona man, wanted by the FBI in connection to the U.S. Capitol riot and was detained in Flagstaff back in October, was arrested in Houston Saturday. Anthime Gionet, also known as “Baked Alaska,” who was a popular streamer and conspiracy theorist on YouTube, tried to buy a hat in Babbitt’s Backcountry Outfitters in downtown Flagstaff late last year. He was told at least five times to wear a mask while in the store and he refused, claiming “Arizona doesn’t have a mask mandate,” even though Flagstaff does. Police were called and detained him for trespassing. Gionet was not charged and was released later that night. Prior to last Wednesday, he tweeted anti-semitic and racist messages and was tear gassed while marching with white-supremacists in Charlottesville in 2017. Gionet live-streamed as he made his way into the Capitol building last Wednesday. The FBI has used his video to arrest others while searching for him.