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Guy Reffitt biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Wylie, Texas

Guy Wesley Reffitt

Guy Wesley Reffitt

Guy Wesley Reffitt is a white man from Texas, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Wylie, Texas. He previously lived in Canton, Van Zandt County, Texas(a) (b)
  2. He is a member of the Three Percenters, an anti-government movement, according to his wife Nicole Reffitt. He and Nicole have one son named Jackson Reffitt and two daughters namely Sarah Reffitt and Peyton Reffitt(a) (c) (d)
  3. He is a licensed driver in Texas. He works in the oil and gas industry. (c) (e)
  4. On March 10, 2011, he was booked into Henderson County Jail in Athens, Texas for driving while intoxicated. He was released on the same day. (b)
  5. On October 17, 2020, he posted a comment for Texas Freedom Force, a militia extremist group. (f)
  6. Wearing a blue jacket over a black padded or tactical-style vest and a black helmet with a Go-Pro-style camera attached, 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 caught on camera using a water bottle to flush out his eyes on the West Front of the building. (f)
  7. On January 8, 2021, he returned home to Wylie from Washington, D.C. and brought two firearms from his car to the house. He told his family that he participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021 and he had recorded some of the events on his Go Pro camera. (f) 
  8. On January 9, 2021, he sent a Telegram message to two people, who also participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, saying, “I have a new security business to circumvent the 2nd Amendment issue. Website is under construction but business is licensed with Secretary of State, Texas DPS, and Texas Board of Private Security. We can get ammo and weapons available to law enforcement. We have an interior certified training officer. Join us and lets take back our country. The fight has only just begun.” (g) 
  9. While at home in Wylie with his son, then 18, and his younger daughter, then 16, on January 11, 2021, he told his children that he had to erase everything because the Federal Bureau of Investigation was watching him, told his son if he reported him to the police, he would have no option but to do his duty for his country and “do what he had to do,” told his daughter that if she betrayed the family, he would “put a bullet through” her phone, according to the FBI. However, his wife and two daughters claimed that their discussion was taken out of context and insisted that he was not a violent person. On the other hand, his son does not regret informing the FBI about his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. (c) (d) (f)
  10. An warrant for his arrest was issued on January 15, 2021. On January 16, 2021, FBI agents arrested him at his home in Wylie. During their search of his home, the agents found an AR-15 rifle and a Smith & Wesson pistol. He is super passionate and sometimes says things he does not mean, his wife told the agents. He was booked into the Fannin County Jail in Bonham, Texas.  He was 48 years old when he was arrested. (a) (c) (f)
  11. Bryan filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui on January 16, 2021. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with obstruction of justice and unlawful entry. (a) (f)
  12. On March 13, 2021, prosecutors revealed that he misled the FBI by telling them his company TTP Security, LLC stood for Tactics, Techniques and Procedures and had no connection to the Texas Three Percenters. (g) 
  13. On March 15, 2021, his daughter, then 16, testified against him in court in Washington, D.C. before Faruqui, who decided keep him detained in jail pending trial. His daughter told the judge he had tried to intimidate her and her brother after the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021 but added, “He’s not a violent person. He just says things. He talks a lot. That’s just him being a drama queen. I wasn’t in fear, I guess. It was annoying in a way.” (h) 


(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)


2 replies »

  1. this man is extremely dangerous. He needs to be kept locked up. He created a new security business to circumvent gun laws and obtain high-grade weapons and ammunition available to law enforcement. He showed up at the Capitol on Jan 6 ready for war… in body armor, a helmet, firearms and plastic flex-cuffs. Evil Monster.


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