David Bowie Tribute Band Singer Arrested For His Role in January 6th Attack

Steve Baker, a conservative journalist who also sings in the David Bowie tribute band the American Bowie Experience, has been arrested and charged for his role in the January 6th, 2021 attack on the US Capitol.

Baker is facing four misdemeanor charges, according to NBC News. He turned himself into federal authorities in Texas on Friday.

According to a FBI affidavit, Baker spent 37 minutes inside of the US Capitol on January 6th, including at one point inside of the office of then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. As evidence, the affidavit points to surveillance footage from inside of the Capitol, as well Baker’s own cell phone footage and comments Baker made about his experiences inside of the Capitol which he recounted on his podcast.

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