That guy who tried to jump on the stage at the Donald Trump rally in Dayton, Ohio, was charged in Montgomery County with misdemeanor disorderly conduct and inducing panic, and released a few hours later after posting a $300 bail. His name is Thomas Dimassimo, age 22, a senior at Wright State University.
The Dayton Daily News has an actually informative report on him here: Suspect preplanned to interrupt Dayton Trump rally.
The protester who rushed the stage at Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Vandalia told police he “preplanned” it, according to a police report obtained from the Dayton Police Department.
After he was booked into the Montgomery County Jail, Thomas DiMassimo, 22, told police all he planned to do was run up on stage, take the microphone and yell, “Donald Trump is a racist,” the report states.
DiMassimo told police he “had no intention of hurting anyone” and said he “preplanned” the incident because “he gave his keys to his girlfriend to take his car home before the rally,” according to the report.
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One of the Secret Service agents reported that he saw DiMassimo “grab an unknown citizen by the shoulder and pulled him out of his way,” before jumping the metal fence and run toward the stage, the report states.
DiMassimo was taken down about four feet from the stage and a Secret Service agent “busted his own nose as he fell on top of DiMassimo” while attempting to handcuff him, according to the report.
DiMassimo was charged with “inducing panic because he created a situation of panic among approximately 5,000 citizens,” the report said.
He was also charged with disorderly conduct “because he engaged in a conduct that caused inconvenience, annoyance, and alarm to citizens and Donald Trump that had an effect which interrupted the speech,” according to the report.
Viral videos and Facebook pages by his detractors notwithstanding, the guy has no connection to ISIS. Only slightly better than being connected to ISIS, however, "Tommy" DiMassimo is a former child actor. Plus, he has a history of protests that suggests his attention-seeking days are not over yet.
Symptomatic of his confusion over life role models, he evidently goes by the name Marlon Brando @younglionking7 on Twitter. Huh? Brando was an adult actor, and The Lion King was a cartoon baby animal. You can't be both. Tommy, pick a life and stick with it.
Whether another Brando or The Lion King, he came close to not getting any older when he rushed to within four feet of a Presidential candidate. That kid probably has no idea how lucky he is not to have been shot by jumpy police and Secret Service agents.