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Wesley Allen Beeler biography: 13 things about Front Royal, Virginia man

Wesley Allen Beeler

Wesley Allen Beeler

Wesley Allen Beeler is a white man from Virginia, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Front Royal, Virginia. (a)
  2. Aside from Front Royal, he has lived in other parts of Virginia including Alexandria, Woodford, Spotsylvania and Fredericksburg. (b)
  3. He is married to Noelle Subkanha Beeler. They have four children together. (c)
  4. At around 6:30 p.m. on January 15, 2021, he was driving his Ford F-150 pickup when he was stopped at the checkpoint near Lower Senate Park in Washington, D.C., USA. The vehicle displayed weapons-related stickers. One said, “Assault Life” while another read, “If they come for your guns Give ‘Em your bullets first.” (a)
  5. Also found inside his truck on January 15, 2021 were more than 500 rounds of pistol ammunition and an unregistered 9mm handgun, which was chambered, loaded with a high-capacity magazine and 17 rounds of ammunition and ready to fire. He was arrested at around 7:48 p.m. and sent to the U.S. Capitol Police headquarters. (d) He was charged with carrying a weapon without a license, possession of an unregistered firearm and possession of unregistered ammunition. He was 31 years old when he was arrested. (a)
  6. On January 15, 2021, he told authorities he has been working as a security guard in Washington, D.C., was running late and forgot that his gun was in his truck. (a)
  7. On January 16, 2021, a judge ordered him released on personal recognizance and prohibited from entering Washington, D.C. (c)
  8. He was emotional after his release on January 16, 2021. He described the incident at the checkpoint near Lower Senate Park on January 15, 2021 as an honest mistake. He explained that as a country boy, he got lost in Washington, D.C. and he was given a badge for Joe Biden‘s inauguration on January 20, 2021, which he showed to the police when he was pulled over on January 15, 2021. (e) He supports a peaceful transition of power from Trump to Biden, according to his father Paul Beeler. (f)
  9. After his release on January 16, 2021, he said he has a license to carry a gun in Virginia and denied that he had more than 500 rounds of ammunition in his truck on January 15, 2021. (c)
  10. He liked Facebook pages of numerous tactical gun companies, several gun rights and pro-police groups and Donald Trump. His Facebook account was no longer public after his release on January 16, 2021. (g)
  11. His brother Clint E. Beeler defended him after his arrest in Washington, D.C. on January 15, 2021. Clint said, “I believe someone forgot to put him in the system to be authorized in. He gave them the badge that was given to him.” (c)
  12. He said he was given a credential by MVP Protective Services, which hired him to guard media equipment near 7th Street and Constitution Avenue in Washington, D.C. and he had previously accessed the area with his badge. He has a friend who knew the owner of the security firm, which hired him as a contractor for an inauguration security gig in Washington, D.C. for two weeks, he said. He added that he previously worked other security jobs in Washington, D.C., which was confirmed by a spokesperson for security company Allied Universal Security Services. (h)
  13. He referred to himself as “a guy trying to do his job” and not “some sort of domestic terrorist.” (g)

(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)

 

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