Pizzagate suspect in custody after he was TASED by police while breaking into Washington Monument

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A struggling model and actor has been arrested for setting fire to the pizza parlor that became infamous due to a false conspiracy theory that came to be known as Pizzagate.

Ryan Jaselskis, 22, is facing federal arson charges after being identified as the man caught on surveillance video at Comet Pizza on January 23, the same night that an individual intentionally set fire to the Virginia eatery.

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He was identified by a firefighter who recognized Jaselskis' blue jacket from the surveillance video while treating him on February 4 following a bizarre incident at the Washington Monument.

On January 23, Jaselskis set fire to some curtains at the pizza parlor before fleeing, with footage showing his attempt to destroy at least one camera on his way out the door.

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Jaselkis found himself in need of medical attention after he was Tased by an officer with the U.S. Park Police while attempting to break into the national landmark according to court documents.

He was charged with unlawful entry and assaulting a police officer at that time and released from jail the next day.

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That incident was captured by Cam Hasbrouck, who later uploaded the video to social media.

Jaselskis then returned to the Washington Monument hours after his release and again attempted to break in, only to be thwarted once again by US Park Police.

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There was no resistance from Jaselkis during his second run-in with authorities, and he was later charged with unlawful entry, destruction of public...
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