Angry White Dude Who Came At MSNBC Reporter On Air Has Been Arrested

(Screenshot: Gulfport Police Department)
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The man who got in MSNBC reporter Shaquille Brewster’s face in the middle of a live shot in Mississippi during Hurricane Ida, was taken into custody on Thursday.

Benjamin Eugene Dagley was arrested by the U.S. Marshals’ violent fugitive task force in Dayton, Ohio, with the assistance of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.

“This violent fugitive was attempting to flee from his charges in Gulfport but the swift work of our task force members resulted in a timely arrest,” U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott said in a statement.

The Gulfport Police Department in Mississippi charged Dagley with disturbance of the peace, violation of an emergency curfew, and two counts of assault.

Law enforcement issued the arrest warrant the day after Dagley, who is white, stormed in front of the camera and screamed at Brewster, who is Black.

Dagley has previously had a run-in with the law over criminal assault and drilling holes into a tank full of dangerous chemicals at an electroplating company in 2017.

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  1. Lock him up!

    Oops, too late!

  2. I wonder if certain right-wing Rethugliklan Reps will have time to declare him a political prisoner before leaving for a long weekend of superspreaders and cervezas?

  3. Avatar for dont dont says:

    Parole violation. Go directly to the slammer.

  4. Avatar for jinnj jinnj says:

    it seems a bit like Benjamin Eugene Dagley may have ingested “a tank full of dangerous chemicals”.
    that - or -
    he has been prescribed meds intended to reduce the erratic behavior & has been failing to take them.

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