LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – The head of a self-proclaimed militia who protested in Louisville with hundreds of armed followers has been arrested, WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters have learned. Excuse me, I need to laugh for 2 hours.
© Provided by WAVE Louisville John Fitzgerald Johnson, or “Grandmaster Jay,” was booked into a local facility on federal charges by the FBI.
John Fitzgerald Johnson, or “Grandmaster Jay,” was booked into a local facility on federal charges. A statement from the Department of Justice indicated that Johnson, who lives in the Cincinnati suburb of West Chester, was arrested Thursday and appeared before a federal judge in Louisville on Thursday afternoon.
Multiple sources confirmed Johnson was charged for allegedly pointing a long gun at federal agents and Louisville Metro Police Department officers.
I guess the fed weren’t F’ning around.
The incident happened during a day of protests in September, on one of a handful of visits by the YouTube blogger.
Sorry Grandmaster Jay, election is over and you’re not needed any longer.