Michael Orangias biography: 10 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Louisville, Kentucky

Michael Orangias (©Oldham County Jail)

Michael Orangias (©Oldham County Jail)

Michael “Mike” Orangias is a white man from Kentucky, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Louisville, Kentucky. (a)
  2. He previously lived in Taylorsville, Spencer County, Kentucky. (b)
  3. He previously lived in Sellersburg, Silver Creek Township, Clark County, Indiana, USA. (b)
  4. On December 10, 2010, his father Charles A. “Chuck” Orangias died in Culver, Indiana at the age of 51. (c)
  5. His sister Sarah J. Orangias lives in Culver. (c)
  6. 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 Bidens victory in the 2020 presidential election. (a) (d)
  7. On March 17, 2021, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents arrested him in Louisville. (d)
  8. He was 36 years old when he was arrested on March 17, 2021. He was booked into the Oldham County Jail in La Grange, Kentucky. (a) (d)
  9. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds and violent entry and disorderly conduct on U.S. Capitol grounds. (e)
  10. His initial court appearance was on March 18, 2021. (a)


(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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