Matthew Mazzocco biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from San Antonio, Texas

Matthew Carl Mazzocco

Matthew Carl Mazzocco

Matthew Carl Mazzocco is a white man from Texas, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Stone Oak, San Antonio, Texas. (a)
  2. He worked as a mortgage loan officer for CMG Financial (a) and Synergy One Lending, Inc., a national mortgage company based in San Diego. (b)
  3. At around 8:44 p.m. on January 5, 2021, he arrived at the Washington Dulles International Airport from San Antonio. (a)
  4. He went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA on January 6, 2021. That day, Donald Trump supporters breached the building while a joint session of Congress was certifying the vote of the Electoral College and affirming Joe Biden‘s victory in the 2020 presidential election. While inside the building, he took a selfie showing a view of the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. He also took a selfie outside the building and captioned it, “The capital [sic] is ours!” (a)
  5. At around 9:46 p.m. on January 7, 2021, he landed in San Antonio from Washington, D.C. (a)
  6. His participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021 was first reported by a tipster who called the National Threat Operations Center (NTOC) of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on January 7, 2021. The tipster said they do not know each other personally but he recognized him because they belong to the same youth sports league. (a)
  7. An FBI special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which U.S. Magistrate Judge Robin M. Meriweather signed on January 17, 2021. (a)
  8. On January 17, 2021, FBI agents arrested him without incident at his home in Stone Oak. He was 37 years old when he was arrested . (b) (c)
  9. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds without lawful authority or violent entry. (b)
  10. Represented by Robbie Ward, he made his first federal court appearance virtually before U.S. Magistrate Judge Henry Bemporad in San Antonio on January 18, 2021. The judge agreed to release him from jail until his trial on certain conditions and issued a $25,000 appearance bond, which he has to pay if he fails to show up to future court hearings. He is also prohibited from travelling outside of Texas’s contiguous states and Washington D.C. (b) (c)
  11. He was no longer working for CMG Financial when he participated in U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. (d)
  12. After his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, Synergy One Lending, Inc. fired him, the company’s chief executive officer Steve Majerus confirmed on January 19, 2021. (b)
  13. His next hearing will be on January 26, 2021. (b)


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



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