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Christian Secor biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Costa Mesa, California

Nicholas Joseph Fuentes, Christian Alexander Secor

Nicholas Joseph Fuentes, Christian Alexander Secor

Christian Alexander Secor is a white man from California, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He goes by Scuffed Elliott Roger on DLive, a reference to the 2014 Isla Vista mass murderer and University of California, Santa Barbara student. (a)
  2. He lives with his mother in Costa Mesa, Orange County, California. His Costa Mesa neighbor Elsa Castillo described him as usually quiet and studious. (a) (b)
  3. He is an undergraduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles. (a)
  4. He is the founder of the UCLA organization America First Bruins. He is known to follow an extreme ideology and invite white nationalists to speak at engagements at UCLA. In March 2020, he said, “Due to the coronavirus epidemic, our coalition of young students have come together to ask for President Trump to keep true to his word of America First and close the borders.” (a) (c)
  5. On February 29, 2020, he took to Twitter to announce that he was an intern for conservative blogger and political commentator Michelle Malkin, who is an ally of the white nationalist group Groypers. He also supports far-right political commentator and podcaster Nicholas Joseph “Nick” Fuentes. In a tweet on March 3, 2020, in which he tagged Malkin, he wrote, “Just watch the Nick Fuentes highlights. We support nationalism everywhere. What we don’t support is Israel influencing out politics or extreme Jewish over representation in politically relevant sectors.” (d) (e)
  6. He defines himself as a fascist. On March 23, 2020, he wrote “Sounds epic” in response to a tweet that says, “The whole basis of Fascism is the ultimate aesthetic a return to glory, heroism, mysticism, etc.” (a) (d)
  7. Along with Ryan Sanchez and two other men, he participated in the destruction of the Atascadero Monolith, which was discovered on Pine Mountain in Atascadero, San Luis Obispo County, California on December 2, 2020 and was replaced by a cross on December 3, 2020. (e)
  8. Wearing a red Make America Great Again hat, a black Arc’teryx jacket, an American flag T-shirt, black gloves and tan pants while carrying a blue America First flag, 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. (a)
  9. He got rid of his phone and car and bragged that he would not be caught for his involvement in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, a tipster told the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Los Angeles, California on January 25, 2021. (a)
  10. Photos of him at a rally in Huntington Beach, Orange County weeks before the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021 were posted on Twitter on January 16, 2021. He once pepper sprayed a seemingly intoxicated African-American man beneath the Huntington Beach pier while streaming alongside Sanchez. (a) (e)
  11. An FBI special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui on February 13, 2021. (a)
  12. He was 22 years old when he was arrested at his residence in Costa Mesa on February 16, 2021. In the evening, he made his first appearance in federal court in Santa Ana, Orange County and was ordered detained. (b)
  13. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with assaulting, resisting or impeding officers; violent entry and remaining on restricted grounds, civil disorder and obstructing an official proceeding. (a) (b)

 

(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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