Libertarian Activist Arrested After Releasing Video of Himself Loading Shotgun in DC

Adam Kokesh had plans for an "Open Carry" march into Washington D.C. on Independence Day which was canceled


Police searched the Northern Virginia home of libertarian activist Adam Kokesh Tuesday evening and took him into custody, according to a news release posted on Kokesh's Web site.

Kokesh, a former Marine, was being held at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center, charged with possession of schedule I and II drugs while in possession of a firearm, said Lt. Steve Elbert, a spokesman for the Fairfax County Sheriff's Office.