Isaac Sturgeon biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Dillon, Montana

Isaac Steve Sturgeon

Isaac Steve Sturgeon

Isaac Steve Sturgeon is a white man from Montana, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Dillon, Beaverhead County, Montana. He owns a landscaping business in Dillon. (a) (b)
  2. He is the son of retired pastor Rev. Steve Sturgeon and Mary Sturgeon, a teacher at Dillon Middle School. (c)
  3. His grandfather William V. “Herb” Sturgeon was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran serving in World War II with the 6th. Herb died on June 17, 2004 at the age of 79. (d)
  4. In 2017, he started considering joining the Montana Army National Guard. (b)
  5. In August 2019, he and more than 40 others from around Montana participated in the Be a Guardsman event at Fort Harrison outside Helena, Montana. They went through some of the same training exercises Montana Army National Guard soldiers would. (b)
  6. On March 21, 2020, he return home in Dillon from Morocco with the help of Steve Daines, who became a U.S. Senator from Montana since 2015. He was stuck in Morocco due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. (e)
  7. On December 14, 2020, his mother reached out for help on a passport renewal for him, which was originally submitted in June 2020. (f)
  8. 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. He was part of a group who picked up a metal barricade and shoved it into Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia officers. (a)
  9. On January 24, 2021, he flew to Kenya. While in Kenya, he bought a return ticked to the U.S. scheduled for April 5, 2021 but Kenyan officials ordered him deported. (a) (c)
  10. On March 5, 2021, he was kicked out of Kenya on a flight to the U.S. On March 6, 2021, he was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, New York, USA. (a) (c) (g)
  11. He was 32 years old when he was arrested on March 6, 2021. (a)
  12. Represented by federal public defender Ashley Burrell, he appeared in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York City on March 8, 2021. He was ordered released on a $250,000 bond. (a)
  13. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with obstructing an official proceeding, assaulting a federal officer, civil disorder, entering a restricted building, disorderly conduct in a restricted building, two counts of physical violence in a restricted building and obstructing passage through the grounds of the U.S. Capitol. (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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