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Steve Omar Maldonado biography: 13 things about Donald Trump supporter from Puerto Rico and Florida

Steve Omar Maldonado is a resident of Florida, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He also goes by Emilio Maldonado. It is the name of his father, who is a native of Puerto Rico. (a) (b)
  2. He lives in Palm Bay, Brevard County, Florida where he is a registered voter. (a) (c)
  3. In 1998, he was arrested and charged with a couple of misdemeanors, which were dismissed. (d)
  4. He is a diver. (e)
  5. He is a licensed real estate sales associate in Palm Bay. (f)
  6. He was 32 years old when he encountered a great white shark in Florida in July 2012. (e)
  7. On June 2, 2013, he started working at Treasure Coast Dive Charters. As a charter boat captain, he offers diving and spear fishing trips on the Treasure Coast in Florida. (a) (b)
  8. On December 6, 2021, his father, also known as Millio, passed away. He went to Puerto Rico with family members to lay Millio to rest in his homeland. (e)
  9. Wearing a white Make America Great Again hat and carrying a blue Donald Trump flag, he arrived at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA at around 10:35 a.m. on the morning of January 6, 2021 after attending the Stop the Steal rally with a friend. 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 U.S. presidential election. (f)
  10. On February 3, 2021, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents interviewed him at his residence. He admitted to the agents that he did enter the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, 2021. (g)
  11. An FBI special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui on February 8, 2021. (g)
  12. On the morning of February 10, 2021, he was preparing to fly to Puerto Rico when FBI agents arrested him at the Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Orange County, Florida. In the afternoon, he appeared before a federal judge, who restricted his travel to the Middle District of Florida and court appearances in Washington D.C. The judge also banned him from having any firearms, ordered him to surrender his passport and ordered him released on a $25,000 appearance bond. (a) (h) (i) 
  13. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with unlawful entry in a restricted building and disorderly conduct. His case will be transferred from to Washington, D.C. and his next court appearance will be on the afternoon of February 12, 2021. (d)

 

(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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