Orlando performer arrested for Capitol attack insists ‘I wasn’t there to overthrow the government’

Two years after joining members of the Oath Keepers at the U.S. Capitol, an Orlando man is preparing to defend himself in court that could put him in prison.

James Beeks, also known as James Justis, was arrested on Nov. 24, 2021, at a theater in Minneapolis, where he was starring as Judas in the national touring company of “Jesus Christ Superstar.”

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The 49-year-old professional actor and singer was charged with 17 counts, which include conspiracy to defraud the U.S., tampering with a witness, destruction of government property and civil disorder.

Now, less than one month away from

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1 thought on “Orlando performer arrested for Capitol attack insists ‘I wasn’t there to overthrow the government’”

  1. He was there to overthrow the USA government! He followed a wannabe dictator, trump! ‘Ignorance is no excuse for the law’

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