Jeremy Linton, FBI Agent: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Jeremy Linton is the FBI agent who signed the warrant to search Mar-a-Lago (left). On right, other law enforcement officers (not Linton) outside Mar-a-Lago.

Jeremy Linton is a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

A copy of the warrant authorizing a search for former President Donald Trump’s personal residence, printed in full by the conservative site Breitbart, says FBI special agent Jeremy Linton is the FBI agent who signed it.

Other news sites have blacked out the special agent’s name.

Here’s what you need to know:


1.

The controversial warrant was released to the public on August 12, 2022, after former President Donald Trump did not object.

It says, in part,

The locations to be searched include the ‘45 Office,’ all storage rooms, and all other rooms or areas within the premises used or available to be used by FPOTUS and his staff and in which boxes or documents could be stored, including all structures or buildings on the estate.

FPOTUS means former former President of the United States.

The warrant indicates that more than 20 boxes were taken from Trump’s resident, including photos, classified government materials and a handwritten note.


2. Linton Worked on a January 6 Investigation

In a court affidavit charging a man named Tommy Frederick Allan in connection with January 6, Linton explained,

On January 6, 2021, your affiant, Jeremy Linton, was on duty and performing my official duties as a Special Agent for the FBI. I am currently assisting with the investigation of criminal activity in and around the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.

The affidavit continued, “As a f