Jeremy Groseclose biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Elliston, Virginia

Jeremy Groseclose (©US District Court)

Jeremy Groseclose (©US District Court)

Jeremy Daniel Lee Groseclose is a white man from Virginia, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Elliston, Montgomery County, Virginia. (a)
  2. Aside from Elliston, he has lived in other parts of Virginia including Wytheville, Narrows, Blacksburg, Hillsville, Austinville, Chilhowie and Atkins. (b)
  3. His grandfather Larry Edward Groseclose died at the age of 59 at his residence in Wytheville on September 11, 2002. Larry worked for the Wytheville Police Department for 25 years and the Wytheville Fire Department for 20 years. (c)
  4. He and his partner have been in a relationship since July 2014. On February 6, 2021, he wrote on Facebook, “Well if everything goes to plan, this time tomorrow we should have a new baby girl. We have to leave here at 6:00 in the morning to go to the hospital for them to induce labor. I will definitely keep everyone posted and I’m sure there are a ton of pictures to come. We could use all the good vibes and good energy any of you want to throw our way. We’re both really excited and a little anxious. I have a feeling I’m not going to sleep much tonight.” (d)
  5. As the owner of Knox Valley Farms in Elliston, he has been a member of Amerucana Breeders Club since 2020. (e)
  6. Wearing a black beanie style hat, yellow tinted glasses, a tan scarf, black gloves, a mostly black jacket with white and red stripes, a maroon hooded sweatshirt, khaki pants and brown boots, 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)
  7. On January 20, 2021, he wrote a lengthy political post on Facebook, which started with, “I do not like Joe Biden. I do not like Kamala Harris. I didn’t necessarily like everything about Trump either. But as of January 20, is Biden my president? Yes. Why? Because I am an American and I respect the Office of President of these United States. I refuse to act like a child like the crying liberals who claimed Trump wasn’t their president for the last 4 years.” (d)
  8. On January 22, 2021, he wrote on Facebook, “So essentially Biden’s plan for Covid-19 is exactly the same thing Trump did. Just a federal mask mandate that him nor his family or staff follow. Got ya!” (d)
  9. A Federal Bureau Investigation special agent filed a criminal complaint against which, was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui on February 22, 2021. (f)
  10. On February 25, 2021, FBI agents arrested him at his home in Elliston. He appeared before a judge in federal court in Roanoke, Virginia. He was released on a $20,000 bond and prohibited from attending any protests, travelling to Washington, D.C. and possessing guns. (a)
  11. He was 38 years old when he participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. (g)
  12. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building, obstruction of law enforcement during a civil disorder, obstruction of justice and violent entry and disorderly conduct on U.S. Capitol grounds. (b)
  13. He will appear in court again on March 2, 2021. (g)


(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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