'Daily Show' Comedian Jordan Klepper Arrested for Criminal Trespass

‘Daily Show’ Jordan Klepper

Busted During Atlanta Protest

Charged with Criminal Trespass


12:33 PM PT — Law enforcement sources confirm that Klepper was part of a group of 9 people who, just after 10 AM, interrupted a Board of Regents meeting with chanting. When asked to leave, the participants locked arms and refused.

They were all arrested and charged with criminal trespass.

11:54 AM PT — A rep for Klepper confirms he was arrested while shooting a segment for his show. The rep says it’s expected Jordan will be released tonight. Comedian and former ‘Daily Show’ correspondent Jordan Klepper just got busted by cops in Atlanta during a protest to support undocumented students.

Klepper and several others disrupted a Board of Regents meeting at the state capitol. We’re told Klepper and the others refused to leave the gathering … so cops stepped in. Someone on scene tells us the comedian was shooting his documentary series, “Klepper,” when the incident went down.  

As for the protest … we’re told it was against a policy barring undocumented students from enrolling or working on campus. 

A video taken from the protest shows Klepper and others locking hands as cops place demonstrators in handcuffs.