According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), 30-year-old Jeremy Ryan was arrested in the 700 block of Mills Street in Black Earth.
According to court documents, Ryan attempted to buy a lethal dose of a radioactive substance online in March and October 2018 to kill an unnamed person.
Following Ryan’s arrest, agents searched his home in the 300 block of Munn Road in the Town of Madison. Agents with the Hazardous Evidence Response Teams (HERT) from the Milwaukee and Chicago field offices searched the home Wednesday night.
Ryan was also active in the ACT 10 protests in 2011. At the time he was known as “Segway Jeremy.” He aggressively protested Republican lawmakers inside the Wisconsin Capitol.
According to online court records, in 2016, Ryan pleaded guilty in Dane County Circuit to a maintaining a drug trafficking place charge.