Benjamin Eugene Dagley, 54, Arrested During Hurricane Ida
As he did a live report from Gulfport, Mississippi after Hurricane Ida hit, an individual later identified as Benjamin Eugene Dagley stopped his white Ford pickup truck behind the reporter and began approaching.
On Thursday afternoon, he was arrested by the U.S. Marshals’ violent fugitive task force at a shopping plaza in Dayton. Gulfport police had issued an arrest warrant against him for assaulting an MSNBC journalist live on television.
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Benjamin Eugene Dagley, 54 years old from Wooster Ohio has been arrested after he allegedly assaulted MSNBC reporter Shaquille Brewster during a live coverage of Hurricane Ida in Gulfport Mississippi. Police allege he pulled up in a white truck and ran toward the camera, shouting something about reporting accurately to them.
Gulfport Police issued a press release saying he was wanted on three counts of simple assault, one disturbance of the peace and violation of an emergency curfew. Furthermore, he was on probation in Cuyahoga County but traveling without approval, according to Gulfport police.
US Marshals arrested him at a shopping plaza in Dayton, Ohio on September 2. A violent fugitive task force discovered his white truck which had been seen leaving Cleveland Plating where he had broken in in 2017 and started drilling holes into tanks of sodium cyanide, hydrochloric acid, yellow chromate, ferrous chloride and sulfuric acid tanks.
Benjamin Dagley, 54-year-old physiatrist at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center in Cedar Hill, Texas is no stranger to making headlines. Recently arrested by U.S. Marshals after allegedly assaulting MSNBC reporter Shaquille Brewster during a live report about Hurricane Ida, footage from which went viral showed Dagley pulling up in his white truck behind Brewster and leaving without giving notice, before emerging with arms extended toward Brewster before running toward him with aggressive intentions.
Dagley was located by a violent fugitive task force working out of Ohio and found driving the same white pickup truck before being arrested as he exited one of the stores in the plaza. Now facing charges in Gulfport for two counts of simple assault and one for disturbance of peace,
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MSNBC reporter Shaquille Brewster was assaulted while reporting live television coverage of Hurricane Ida by a 54-year-old from Wooster, Ohio who has now been captured and is being held by U.S. Marshals after police found him at a shopping plaza in Dayton, according to WLBT reports. Police charged this individual with two counts of simple assault, disturbing the peace and violating emergency curfew laws.
Benjamin Dagley, 54 years old and from Wooster, Ohio was arrested Thursday afternoon by the United States Marshals Service after confronting an on-air television reporter while she reported Hurricane Ida in Gulfport Mississippi. Dagley allegedly charged MSNBC’s Shaquille Brewster as she reported about Ida.
Police reported that Dagley was charged with two counts of simple assault, one count of disturbing the peace, and violating an emergency curfew order at the time of this incident. At that time he was on probation in Cuyahoga County.
Police believe Dagley attempted to escape his charges in Mississippi but were tracked down by the United States Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force who located his white truck and apprehended him in a shopping plaza parking lot off Greene Boulevard.
Dagley was arrested early August for breaking into an electroplating company and drilling holes into tanks that contained harmful chemicals such as sodium cyanide, hydrochloric acid, yellow chromate, sulfuric acid and ferrous chloride – according to its owner they could create World War One-like cyanide gas from mixing these elements together.
Once receiving tips from the public, police identified Benjamin Eugene Dagley of Wooster as 54 years old and asked residents if they saw his white Ford pickup truck bearing Ohio license plate number PJR1745 to contact their local law enforcement agencies immediately.
Police believe Dagley was under probationary status in Cuyahoga County and therefore restricted from travel, yet have provided no details as to its nature. On Thursday night he was apprehended at a shopping plaza in Dayton by U.S. Marshals and brought before court for further questioning.