Oakland County Man in Infamous Lansing Photo Invaded U.S. Capitol

January 10, 2021, 12:58 PM

Brian Cash (left) at Lansing Capitol last April.

Update, Monday: Brian Cash responds Sunday night to this coverage. "I in no way invaded the Capitol," he says on our Twitter page.

"I got to the building well over an hour after the original breach. I crossed no barriers, I did not damage anything. I assaulted no one and did not disobey any orders from anyone in authority. Don't get it twisted," he adds in a response to a tweet linking to this article.

Atop his Twitter page, which has 191 followers, is a banner that says: "I live in Michigan. We are not under quarantine. We are hostages of tyranny."

Oiriginal post, Sunday: 

Oakland County resident Brian Cash, who became infamous after a photo circulated of him screaming unmasked in the faces of state troopers in Lansing last April, said he was in the mob that invaded the U.S. Capitol.

Cash, 52, of New Hudson said he smoked marijuana last Wednesday and climbed a scaffold to enter the landmark after Trump supporters broke through security lines, The Detroit News reports.

He expects to face criminal charges.

Read more:  The Detroit News

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