St. Augustine man accused of unlawfully entering Capitol faces judge
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – John Anderson, a St. Augustine man who was arrested on the day of the riot at the U.S. Capitol, went before a federal judge for a second day in a row Friday. A judge Friday ordered him held on a $25,000 bond and he was later released from jail. The FBI on Friday released new photos of Anderson at the Capitol on Jan. 6:NEW PHOTOS: The FBI released these photos of John Anderson. Investigators say he obtained an officers shield. UPDATE: St. Augustine man, John Anderson, will be released on a $25,000 bond.
St. Augustine man among 68 arrested as mob stormed Capitol
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – A St. Augustine man was one of 14 people arrested by Capitol police during a day of chaos and destruction on Capitol Hill as a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the Capitol and unleashed unprecedented scenes of mayhem in hopes of halting the peaceful transition of power. According to United States Capitol Police, John Anderson of St. Augustine was one of 10 arrested Wednesday and accused of unlawful entry into the United States Capitol Building. News4Jax Crime and Safety expert Ken Jefferson said unlawful entry is the same as a burglary charge. Mike Curzio of Marion County, who served eight years in prison for attempted first-degree murder, was also arrested and accused of unlawful entry. With pictures and social media posts capturing the mayhem inside the Capitol, Jefferson says the rest of the mob shouldn’t be hard to find.
Outlaw country artist Billy Joe Shaver dead at 81
FILE - Artist Billy Joe Shaver poses backstage following his concert "Billy Joe Shaver presented by WMOT/Roots Radio" at City Winery Nashville in Nashville, Tenn. on April 1, 2017. Shaver, who penned songs for Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Bobby Bare, has died. (Photo by Laura Roberts/Invision/AP, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Outlaw country singer songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, who wrote songs like “Honky Tonk Heroes,” “I Been to Georgia on a Fast Train” and “Old Five and Dimers Like Me,” has died He was 81. His big break came when Jennings recorded several of Shaver's songs for his 1973 album “Honky Tonk Heroes," which helped popularize the outlaw country genre. Shaver wrote songs that were covered by Elvis Presley, Patty Loveless, George Jones, Tex Ritter, Tennessee Ernie Ford and John Anderson.
Nashville police officer killed after teen slams car into his
(CNN) - A Tennessee police officer was killed Thursday when his car was "violently struck" on the driver's side by a teen driver who was driving without a license, the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said. Central Precinct Officer John Anderson, 28, had been with the department for four years and had become a father a little over a year ago. When he reached an intersection, Anderson's police car was hit by the teen's 2016 Ford Fusion, and the officer died at the scene. That officer radioed in the car's location and license plate and noticed the car turn onto the street where the crash occurred. I am definitely not feeling lost as I begin this journey of serving the public by becoming a Metro Nashville police officer," he had written, according to police.
28-Year-Old Cop Dies After Being 'Violently Struck' by Teen Driving Without a License:
A 28-year-old Nashville police officer and new dad died after being "violently struck" in his cruiser by another car, which was being driven by a 17-year-old without a license. The officer began driving behind the Ford and saw it commit a lane violation, the department said in a press release. After the officer turned on his siren, the Ford sped away. That's when the Ford "violently struck" the driver's side of Anderson's cruise, the department said. The teen was charged with vehicular homicide by recklessness, felony evading arrest, aggravated assault by recklessness, driving on a suspended license and juvenile curfew violation.