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Kelly Meggs biography: 13 things about Oath Keepers member from Dunnellon, Florida

Kelly Meggs (Marion County Jail)

Kelly Meggs (Marion County Jail)

Kelly Joe Meggs is a white man from Florida, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Dunnellon, Marion County, Florida. (a)
  2. He has lived in other parts of Florida including Ocala, Royal Palm Beach and Boynton Beach. (b)
  3. He graduated from Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida. (b)
  4. He is Christian. (b)
  5. He is a registered Republican. (b)
  6. In 2010, he started working as the general manager of Honda of Lake City, a car dealership in Lake City, Florida. (a) (c)
  7. He is the self-described leader of the Florida chapter of the Oath Keepers. His wife Connie Meggs is allegedly also affiliated with the right-wing militia. (a)
  8. His credit card was used to pay for a room at the Comfort Inn in Arlington, Virginia, USA on the nights of January 5, 2021 and January 6, 2021. His fellow Oath Keepers members Jessica Watkins, Donovan Crowl and Thomas Caldwell stayed at the same hotel on January 5, 2021. (a)
  9. He and Connie went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA on January 6, 2021 with other members of the Oath Keepers including siblings Graydon Young  and Laura Steele. 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 Bidens victory in the 2020 presidential election. (a)
  10. He was 52 years old when he participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. For his participation in the riot, she was charged with one count of conspiring to commit an offense against the U.S., that is to corruptly obstruct, influence or impede an official proceeding, one count of depredation against federal government property and unlawful entry, disorderly conduct, or violent conduct in restricted buildings or grounds. (d) (e)
  11. In an email Young sent on January 8, 2021, Young sent an email providing the phone number of his team leader during the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, which is registered to his wife. (a)
  12. A Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, Connie, Young and Steele, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Robin M. Meriweather on February 11, 2021. (a)
  13. On February 17, 2021, he and Connie were arrested in Ocala, Marion County, Florida. They were booked into the Marion County Jail in Ocala. (d) (e)

 

(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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