MADISON (WKOW) -- A State Capitol protester -- often handed citations for his actions -- is charged with two misdemeanor crimes.
Jeremy Ryan is charged with two counts of disorderly conduct. According to court documents, Ryan sang loudly outside the Capitol's press room on two occasions in July, disrupting work inside the press room. Court records also show Ryan's singing mocked former Capitol Correspondents Association President Dick Wheeler, who died earlier this year. Wheeler's daughter Gwyn Guenther is a journalist at the capitol, and court records state she felt harassed by the singing.
Ryan faces a maximum jail term of six months, if convicted of the charges.
Ryan has received more than 30 citations at the Capitol during his months of activism, with most of the citations having been dismissed.
Ryan is free on a signature bond, but his bail conditions include having to stay away from the capitol press room.
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