Eric Chase Torrens biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Gallatin, Tennessee

Eric Chase Torrens

Eric Chase Torrens

Eric Chase Torrens is a from Tennessee, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Gallatin, Sumner County, Tennessee. (a)
  2. He previously lived in Florida, USA particularly in Wesley Chapel and Tampa. (b) (c)
  3. He is Christian. (c)
  4. He is Hispanic American. (c)
  5. He is married. (c)
  6. He is a father of one. (b)
  7. Wearing a fleece-lined white and gray hat, 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. (d)
  8. He appeared with Matthew Bledsoe and Jack Jesse Griffith in one video taken during the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. (d)
  9. Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent Daniel J. Senters filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui on January 27, 2021. (d)
  10. On February 1, 2021, FBI agents arrested him in Gallatin.
  11. He was 28 years old when he was arrested on February 1, 2021. (a)
  12. 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 and violent entry and disorderly conduct on U.S. Capitol grounds. (a)
  13. On February 1, 2021, he will make an initial appearance before a U.S. Magistrate Judge in Nashville, Tennessee. (a)

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


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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