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Antionne BrodnaxLast Updated: January 24, 2023


Bugzie The Don


Sandston, Virginia

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Sandston, Virginia
  • Sentenced on Dec 19, 2022

Executive Summary

Antionne DeShaun Brodnax, better known as Bugzie the Don, was pictured sitting on top of a SWAT vehicle smoking a cigar as the mob of Donald Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building behind him.

The rapper then used the image to promote his latest album The Capital, which was released in March.

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority
  • Disorderly conduct in any Restricted Building or Grounds
  • Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Sandston, Virginia | March 11, 2021
  • Initial Appearance

    March 17, 2021 "Initial appearance - 3/17/21"
  • Charged

    May 11, 2021 "Charged via criminal information - 5/11/21"
  • Arraigned

    May 20, 2021 "Arraigned - 5/20/21 and pleaded not guilty to all counts."
  • Pleaded

    October 22, 2021 "Brodnax pleaded guilty to all four counts of the information -10/22/2021."
  • Sentenced

    December 19, 2022 "Sentenced - 12/19/2022 to 5 months incarceration, 12 months supervised release, $500 restitution"

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 5 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 12 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $500

Press Coverage

  • Rapper Bugzie the Don Using Photo From Capitol Riot on Album Cover

    Published on May 18, 2021 Read at Newsweek

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