Christopher Worrell biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Naples, Florida

Christopher John Worrell (©FBI)

Christopher John Worrell (©FBI)

Christopher John Worrell is a white man from Florida, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Naples, Collier County, Florida with his girlfriend. (a)
  2. In his Facebook account, he indicated that he and Trish Priller are in a relationship. (b)
  3. He is a very nice and quiet gentleman, according to Lynn Elias, one of his neighbors in Naples. (a)
  4. He claimed that he is a member of the Proud Boys. He believes that the Proud Boys is not “a racist white supremacist group like the media tries to portray.” (b)
  5. He is a registered Republican. (c)
  6. He is 6’3″. His registered weight is 275 lbs. (d)
  7. On June 15, 2009, he was arrested for impersonating an officer after trying to get Danielle Bower, then 23, to pull over for running a red light by following her and pulling up to her on U.S. 41 East and Guilford Road in Naples. When he was arrested, he had a fake badge, a loaded handgun, handcuffs, knives and boxes of ammunition. (b) (e)
  8. In May 2010, he was charged with impersonating a law enforcement officer and sentenced to three years probation and two years of community control. (b)
  9. With a canister clipped to his vest, 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. (b)
  10. On January 18, 2021, a Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent interviewed him and asked if he had participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. Agitated that the FBI was at his house, he admitted that he was at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 but emphasized that he neither entered the U.S. Capitol building nor committed criminal conduct. (b)
  11. On the morning of March 12, 2021, Federal Bureau of Investigation agent arrested him on Stanhope Circle in Naples at a home that belongs to Priller(a) (f) 
  12. He was 49 years old when he was arrested on March 12, 2021. (c) (f) 
  13.  For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, knowingly impeding or disrupting the orderly conduct of government business, knowingly engaging in any act of physical violence against a person or property in any restricted building or grounds, using or carrying a deadly or dangerous weapon in relation to his violations and willfully and knowingly uttering loud, threatening or abusive language or engaging in disorderly conduct at any place in the grounds or in any U.S. Capitol buildings with the intent to impede, disrupt or disturb the session of Congress or either House of Congress. (b)


(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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