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Shane Leedon Jenkins biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Houston, Texas

Shane Leedon Jenkins

Shane Leedon Jenkins

Shane Leedon Jenkins is a white man from Texas, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Houston, Texas. (a)
  2. Aside from Houston, he has lived in other parts of Texas including Decatur, Wise County; Fort Worth, Tarrant County and North Richland Hills, Tarrant County. (b) (c)
  3. He is 6’1″. His registered weight is 210 lbs. (b)
  4. He has several tattoos including one under his right eye and and another across his neck with the words, “Mama Tried.” (a)
  5. From October 3-5, 2001, he was booked into the Denton County Jail in Denton, Texas. He was charged with assault of a public servant, resisting arrest search or transport and failure to maintain financial responsibility. (d)
  6. On May 21, 2003, he filed a notice of appeal from the trial court’s judgment rendered on May 10, 2002. A motion for extension of time to file the notice of appeal. No motion for new trial was filed in the trial court, making his notice of appeal due on June 10, 2002. (e)
  7. On November 24, 2012, he was booked into the Wise County Jail in Decatur. He was charged with aggravated assault. (f)
  8. From March 4, 2013 to April 4, 2013, he was booked into the Wise County Jail. He was charged with parole violation and driving while intoxicated. (b)
  9. Wearing a red Nautica beanie, a blue hoodie, a black jacket and camouflage pants, 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. During the riot, he was caught on camera pulling a metal survival hatchet out of his bag, which he used to smash a window to the left tunnel in the building’s Lower West Terrace area. At 9:49 p.m., he confronted police officers outside of an Embassy Suites Hotel on 10th Street in Washington, D.C. (a)
  10. On the morning of March 5, 2021, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents arrested him at his home in Houston. (a)
  11. He was 43 years old when he was arrested on March 5, 2021. (c)
  12. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with assault on a federal officer, obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder, damage to federal property, knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted  building or ground without lawful authority, disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds and knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority. (a)
  13. He is expected to appear in court at 10:00 a.m. on March 8, 2021. (a)

(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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