Bundy arrest 4-8-21

Idaho State Police officers place Ammon Bundy of Emmett in a patrol car outside the state Capitol on Thursday, April 8, 2021, after his second arrest in just over two hours. Bundy was issued a trespass order on Aug. 26 barring him from the Capitol or its exterior for a year.

An "uncooperative" Ammon Bundy, shouting loudly, was just wheeled out of the state Capitol building and taken to the Ada County jail for the second time today, and his fifth arrest this year. According to the Idaho State Police, Bundy, who was issued a notice Aug. 26 barring him from the Capitol for a year after disruptive protests during a legislative special session, was arrested at the state Capitol today at 12:10, in a public area near a restroom on the 2nd floor; and after being handcuffed, wheeled out on a cart and taken to the Ada County Jail in a patrol car, returned and was arrested again at 2:20 p.m. in a 3rd-floor public area.

"He was not cooperative," said ISP spokeswoman Lynn Hightower. "He was handcuffed and wheeled out to a waiting patrol car."

Betsy Z. Russell is the Boise bureau chief and state capitol reporter for the Idaho Press and Adams Publishing Group. Follow her on Twitter at @BetsyZRussell.

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