A pocket knife was found close to where Mooney was arrested.
Jesse Mooney, the man arrested on Parliament Hill after a “security incident” during the Changing of the Guard ceremony, made an appearance in court.
It didn’t go well.
According to reports, Mooney yelled at the judge, and “demanded his lawyer be fired.”
Mooney was in court for an alleged incident that took place the day before the Parliament Hill incident.
As for what happened on Parliament Hill, witnesses said Mooney ran across a safety barrier during the ceremony. Police arrested him. Nobody was hurt.
A small pocket-knife was later found close to where Mooney had been arrested.
He faces charges of assault and breaching his probation.
Mooney has been ordered get psychiatric help.
Footage of his arrest on Parliament Hill can be seen below:
Footage of this morning’s arrest on Parliament Hill via Michel Harvey/Facebook. Read more here: https://t.co/Fni2eCkEet pic.twitter.com/x2byZovvtB
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