Jesus Rivera biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Pensacola, Florida

Jesus Rivera

Jesus Rivera

Jesus Delamora Rivera Jr. is a Hispanic man from Florida, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Pensacola, Florida Panhandle, Florida. (a)
  2. He also goes by JD Rivera. (b)
  3. He is a Republican and a registered voter in Florida. (c)
  4. He is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. (d)
  5. In July 2020, he started a Facebook page called Chicano Patriot where he posted videos of himself talking about his military service while wearing a hat with the words “Latinos for Trump.” (d)
  6. In September 2020, he and his fellow Pensacola resident Scott Brumfield developed a business called We the People 177. They are both Donald Trump supporters. (d)
  7. From September 2020 to October 2020, he and Brumfield held rallies for Trump in various places in the U.S. including New Mexico and Pennsylvania. (d)
  8. On January 6, 2021, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA. That day, Trump’s 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. (a)
  9. A Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui on January 19, 2021. (a)
  10. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, knowingly, with intent to impede government business or official functions, engaging in disorderly conduct on the U.S. Capitol grounds, engaging in disorderly or disruptive conduct on Capitol buildings or grounds and parading, demonstrating or picketing in the Capitol buildings. (a)
  11. In coordination with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Escambia County Security Officer’s Office, special agents from the FBI Jacksonville Pensacola Resident Agency arrested him on January 20, 2021 in Florida. The agent detained him. (e)
  12. He was scheduled to appear in court at 3:00 p.m. on January 20, 2021 before Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Elizabeth M. Timothy at the U.S. Courthouse in Pensacola. (b) (d) 
  13. He was 37 years old when he was arrested on January 20, 2021, the same day Biden and Kamala Harris were inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president and the 49th U.S. vice president, respectively. (e)


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


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