The QAnon believer reached his vacation spot late Wednesday prepared for battle. After studying that Vice President Mike Pence wasn’t going to cease the certification of Biden’s Electoral College victory, Meredith texted, “War time,” whereas en path to D.C.
In later messages, he warned that he was “3.5 hours from target practice,” “Ready to remove several craniums from shoulders,” and “so ready to FK SOME TRAITORS UP.”
“I ain’t goin to jail,” he wrote at one level. “[T]he morgue maybe, not jail.”
Meredith introduced with him a Glock coated in an American flag pores and skin, an assault-style rifle with telescopic sight, high-capacity magazines and about 2,500 rounds of ammunition, together with not less than 320 “armor-piercing” rounds.
He was arrested final Thursday after allegedly assaulting a pedestrian in Washington. Meredith left his car and allegedly head-butted a person, knocking him to the bottom, beating him and fleeing the scene in his truck, based on an affidavit.
Meredith’s journey is detailed in a 10-page memo filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by appearing U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin. In an interview with authorities following his arrest, Meredith admitted he despatched the textual content messages discovered on his cellphone. He additionally claimed to be a routine marijuana person with a historical past of psychological sickness.
On the day of his arrest, Meredith informed authorities he “may wander over to the Mayor’s office and put a 5.56 in her skull,” calling her a “FKG c—.” He additionally stated he was, “Thinking about heading over to Pelosi C—’s speech and putting a bullet in her noggin on Live TV,” later describing the California Democrat as a “Dead B— Walking.”
“I hope you’re reading this Mr. FBI agent, FK U,” he stated after threatening Bowser. “You get that one Mr. Marxist FBI Agent?” he despatched in a textual content after threatening Pelosi.