NYC: Long Island DJ who allegedly smoked pot at Capitol riot appears confused in court

Long Island DJ captured smoking pot during last month’s Capitol Hill riot had a hazy grasp of what was going on during a Tuesday court proceeding into the charges he is facing.

Greg Rubenacker had difficulty following US Magistrate Judge Steven Locke’s instructions regarding his $50,000 bond hearing in Central Islip federal court.

Locke asked Rubenacker if he understood the terms of his release.

“My memory is not too good,” he said. “You’re saying a lot. I don’t know, I just need, I need to have like a physical copy.”

The Farmingdale resident allegedly documented the Jan. 6 siege on Snapchat, where he could be heard exclaiming, “Holy s—t! This is history! We took the Capitol!” according to the federal filing out of Washington, DC.


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