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Jacob Lewis biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Victorville, California

Jacob Lewis

Jacob Lewis

Jacob Daniel Lewis is a white man from California, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Victorville, San Bernardino County, California. He previously lived in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, in Lucerne Valley, California and in Spring Valley Lake, California. (a) (b)  
  2. On April 16, 2007, he and Patrick Hernandez were injured while he was driving a 2007 Yamaha Rhino 660 vehicle. They claimed that defects in the vehicle caused their injuries and filed a case against Yamaha. After a seven-week trial in San Bernardino County, jury found no defect on August 11, 2010. (c)
  3. In 2016, he was the manager of World Gym in Victorville. (d)
  4. On November 11, 2017, he and Anthony J. Buonargio were cited and released on charges of disorderly conduct and assault. (e)
  5. He owns The Gym HD, a gym in Victorville. On May 3, 2020, he said the gym has more than 12,000 members. On May 1, 2020, he reopened the gym despite a shutdown imposed by California governor Gavin Newsom due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. (f) (g) 
  6. In December 2020, he told a friend during a conversation to watch what happens to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., USA on January 6, 2021. (a)
  7. On January 4, 2021, he travelled from Victorville to Washington, D.C. (a)
  8. Wearing a black jacket, red beanie hat and blue jeans, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. 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. (a)
  9. On January 7, 2021, he left Washington, D.C. and went back to Victorville. (a)
  10. On January 15, 2021, he agreed to take part in an interview with Riverside California Residential Agency (RVRA) agents at his home in Victorville. On January 19, 2021, he provided the agents videos that he took on January 6, 2021 inside the U.S. Capitol building. (a)
  11. A Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui signed on January 22, 2021. (a)
  12. On January 26, 2021, FBI agents arrested him at his home and was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on U.S. Capitol grounds. He was 37 years old when he was arrested. (f)
  13. On January 27, 2021, he made his initial appearance in California. He was released on $50,000 bond. He was ordered to appear virtually before a District of Columbia court on February 10, 2021. (f) (h)


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