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Garret Miller biography: 13 things about US Capitol rioter from Dallas, Texas

Garrett A. Miller (©Dallas County Sheriff's Office)

Garrett A. Miller (©Dallas County Sheriff’s Office)

Garret A. Miller is a white man from Texas, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Richardson, Dallas County, Texas. (a) (b)
  2. He is a Donald Trump supporter. (a)
  3. Wearing a red baseball hat with the words “Make America Great Again,” a backpack a balaclava around his neck while carying an American flag and a Trump flag, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA on January 6, 2021. 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. At around 2:36 p.m., he was in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. On the same day, he tweeted to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, “Assassinate AOC.” (a)
  4. During a social media discussion on January 10, 2021, he threatened the U.S. Capitol Police officer who fatally shot his fellow rioter Ashli Babbitt inside the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, 2021. He wrote, “We going to get a hold of (the U.S. Capitol Police officer) and hug his neck with a nice rope.” (a)
  5. He believed that Babbitt, who died at the age of 35, was a minor. (a)
  6. On January 11, 2021, he took to Facebook to share a photo of himself and another man taken inside the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, 2021. One individual commented, “bro you got in?! Nice!” He replied, “just wanted to incriminate myself a little lol.” (a)
  7. A Federal Bureau of Investigation task force officer filed a criminal complaint against him, which U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui signed on January 19, 2021. (a)
  8. He was arrested on January 20, 2021, the same day Biden and Kamala Harris were inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president and 49th U.S. vice president, respectively. He was 34 years old when he was arrested. (c)
  9. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted buildings or grounds without lawful authority, violent entry and disorderly conduct on the U.S. Capitol grounds, obstructing or impeding any official proceeding; certain acts during civil disorder and making threats. (b)
  10. He is represented by Clinton Broden with Broden & Mickelsen LLP in Dallas.
  11. He takes responsibility for his actions taken on January 6, 2021 on behalf of his support for Trump and wants to move forward and put this behind him, Broden stated on the evening of January 22, 2021. (b)
  12. On January 22, 2021, prosecutors asked a judge to keep him in jail before a court appearance. (d)
  13. He will appear before a federal judge in Dallas on January 25, 2021. (c)

 

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

SOURCES:

If you have information about someone who participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, call 1-800-CALL-FBI. You may also submit relevant photos and videos to the FBI.

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