Former President Donald Trump was arrested Thursday night in Fulton County, GA on multiple counts related to his alleged attempt to overturn the 2020 election.

Trump was arrested around 7 PM and his mugshot was released later that night. Trump’s Twitter account, which had not tweeted since January 8, 2021 when he was banned, tweeted out an edit of his mugshot with the words “NEVER SURRENDER!” below his face and a link to his website in the caption.

His charges included “Conspiracy to Commit Forgery in the First Degree” and “Conspiracy to Commit Impersonating of a Public Officer,” according to his booking record at the county jail.

Trump left his golf property in Bedminster, New Jersey at 4 pm to fly to Atlanta, en route to Fulton County jail. After Trump got off his plane, nicknamed “Trump Force One,” he gave a thumbs up to the cameras.

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After landing, Trump joined a motorcade which led him to Fulton County jail.

Supporters of Trump have been yearning for a mugshot of him as they believe it will give him martyr status, as covered by New York Magazine. Lara Trump, wife of Trump’s son Eric, said it would “go down in history as the most famous mugshot ever to exist in America.”

A group going by the slogan “Blacks for Trump” were seen outside the Fulton County jail, protesting the arrest of the former president.

Trump stated his intention to surrender to the arrest in a post to his social media site Truth Social, saying he would “PROUDLY” to do so. “NOBODY HAS EVER FOUGHT FOR ELECTION INTEGRITY LIKE PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP,” he wrote.

Trump also criticized the “Radical Left” district attorney (DA), Fani Willis, that made the arrest, whom he claimed was “overseeing one of the greatest Murder and Violent Crime DISASTERS in American History” in a different Truth Social post.

Willis is an active supporter of the Democratic Party and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, and has herself engaged in election skepticism, according to a deep dive into her social media activity by reporter Benny Johnson.

In April, Trump was indicted along with 19 others, including his lawyer and former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, in a nearly 100-page statement put out by Fulton County, Georgia. The indictment document lists out 41 counts related to alleged efforts to illegally overturn the results 2020 election. All defendants were charged with violating the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act of Georgia.

Other figures indicted by the County include former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, conservative attorney and Claremont Institute affiliate John Eastman, conservative lawyer and 2020 election skeptic Sidney Powell, former Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark, and former publicist for Ye (formerly Kanye West) Trevian Kutti. Meadows already surrendered and had his mugshot taken before Trump left for Georgia.

The indictment document claimed that the 19 co-defendants as well as the 30 unnamed conspirators “constituted a criminal organization whose members and associates engaged in various” crimes related to overturning the election.

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