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Jonathanpeter Klein biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Heppner, Oregon

Jonathanpeter Allen Klein

Jonathanpeter Allen Klein

Jonathanpeter Allen Klein is a white man from Oregon, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Heppner, Morrow County, Oregon. (a)
  2. He is three years younger than his brother Matthew Leland Klein. (b)
  3. He is a self-described member of the Proud Boys. (b)
  4. Armed with a yellow baseball bat and paintball gun attended a demonstration outside the Oregon State Capitol in Salem, Marion County, Oregon on September 7, 2020 with Matthew. They were with around 100 Donald Trump supporters and Proud Boys members who clashed with around 20 Black Lives Matters supporters. During the clash, he chased down a Black Lives Matter protester and shot a paintball gun at an unknown target. (b)
  5. Wearing a distinctive red, white and blue neck gaiter, he attended a Proud Boys rally in Delta Park in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon on September 26, 2020 with Matthew and their younger brother Phillip Edward Klein. (b) (c)
  6. On December 27, 2020, he notified his employer that he wanted to take time off from January 4, 2021 through January 8, 2021. (b)
  7. On December 29, 2020, he and Matthew bought airline tickets to fly to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA on January 4, 2021 and then to Washington, D.C., USA on January 5, 2021. (b)
  8. Wearing a Proud Boy PDX shirt, he attended a rally in support of Trump outside the U.S. Supreme Court building with Matthew on January 5, 2021. (b)
  9. Wearing the same distinctive red, white and blue neck gaiter he wore at a Proud Boys rally on September 26, 2020, he entered the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021 with Matthew. That day, Trump’s 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. Once inside, he engaged in a celebratory exchange with an identified Proud Boys member. (b)
  10. On January 8, 2021, he and Matthew flew back from Washington, D.C. to Portland. (c)
  11. On March 19, 2021, a grand jury indicted him and Matthew on charges of conspiracy, obstruction of an official proceeding, obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder, destruction of government property, entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds, and disorderly conduct in a restricted building or grounds. (a)
  12. On March 23, 2021, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents arrested him and Matthew. He appeared briefly via phone from Umatilla County Jail in Pendleton, Umatilla County, Oregon before U.S. Magistrate Judge John V. Acosta. (b) (c)
  13. He was 21 years old when the FBI arrested him on March 23, 2021. (b) (c)

 

(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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