The bare-chested, face-painted man who stormed the US Capitol wearing a furry horned hat and wielding a 6-foot long spear is refusing to eat in federal custody — unless he is supplied with organic food, his mom said.
Jake Angeli, 33, turned himself into FBI agents in Arizona on Saturday in connection with his viral role in Wednesday’s Capitol Hill uprising.
Angeli — who faces charges of disorderly conduct, violent entry and illegally being on restricted spaces within the Capitol grounds — has not eaten since then, his lawyer told a virtual federal court hearing on Monday, according to The Arizona Republic.
The Q-Anon supporter’s mom, Martha Chansley, later explained outside the courthouse that her son insists on only eating organic food.
“He gets very sick if he doesn’t eat organic food,” she said, according to the newspaper. “He needs to eat.”
During a virtual court appearance, Magistrate Judge Deborah Fine told the picky eater’s public defender to resolve the issue with US Marshals.
“Mr. Chansley needs to eat,” she said using Angeli’s legal name. He changed it to Jacob Anthony Angeli Chansley in 2005.
The judge ordered him to be held in Phoenix while awaiting charges in Washington, D. C. until at least Jan. 15, the paper reported.
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