‘QAnon Shaman’ Jacob Chansley’s halfway house neighbors stunned to learn of his past

PHOENIX — “QAnon Shaman” Jacob Chansley told The Post on Sunday that he didn’t know the bearded man he lived with was a January 6 mob in a horned headdress. Told.


Chansley, 35, with a tattoo symbolizing the 2021 United States Capitol riots, has quietly settled into a federal facility after being released from FCI Stafford federal prison in Arizona last week. Sentence.

“He is quiet and [keeps] To myself,” Leyva told the Post, adding that the famous horned protester was “okay.”

According to Leyva, Chansley lived in the same room as six others, had a coffee tumbler and wore a shirt that read “Stand for something or fall for something”. .

He ignored the reporters’ questions. 70-bed Phoenix Residential Reentry Center.

Jacob Chansley has quietly settled into a halfway home in Arizona.
Photo by Rick D’Elia/D’Elia NY Post

Chansley at the US Capitol during the Jan. 6 riots.
A tattooed Chansley became the poster boy for the Jan. 6, 2021 riots.

Chansley has a sign that reads: "Q send me."
Chansley, known as the “QAnon Sherman,” pleaded guilty to obstructing official proceedings related to the siege of the US Capitol.

Another resident, Siwana Grimes, told the Post she didn’t even know who Chansley was.

“I didn’t know that,” said Grimes. “I just got out [from behind bars]I didn’t watch TV. ”

She pointed out that Chansley was kind and that he waved to her in greeting.

“We all have backgrounds,” said Grimes, 34, who was jailed for smuggling. “We’re all human. We all make mistakes. We’re not perfect.”

chansley mug shot
A headshot of Chansley from the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office.

The property accommodates both men and women, Grimes said. Women stay on her first floor and men on her second floor. Residents must request a pass to exit the facility, she added.

Chansley of Phoenix was sued before Congress in September 2021 for obstructing official proceedings related to the riots that erupted when former President Trump’s overzealous supporters laid siege to the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. pleaded guilty.

Mr. Chansley’s attorneys say he is suffering from mental health issues and will have to remain in his halfway home until May 25.

Chansley is evicted from the Capitol by Capitol Police Officers.
Chansley was released from prison after serving 27 months.

His mother, Martha, told The Post on Friday that her son is “doing well” despite the prison-like conditions the eviction home has imposed on him.

“He can’t go see anyone,” she said. “I can’t even visit him.”

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