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Duke Edward Wilson biography: 10 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Nampa, Idaho

Duke Edward Wilson (©U.S. Attorney's Office)
Duke Edward Wilson (©U.S. Attorney’s Office)

Duke Edward Wilson is a white man from Idaho, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho. (a)
  2. Aside from Nampa, he has lived in other parts of Idaho including Carmen and Grand View. (b) (c)
  3. He has lived in different parts of Oregon including Athena, Weston, Astoria, Estacada, Molalla and Seaside. (b)
  4. Wearing a purple and white baseball hat with the words “CNN” and “FAKE NEWS” and a dark colored jacket with a long sleeved blue shirt, 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. During the riot, he fought with two police officers and tried to steal riot shields from others. (a) (c)
  5. In the evening of January 7, 2021, he returned from Washington, D.C. to Nampa. (a)
  6. A Federal Bureau of Investigation agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which U.S. Magistrate Judge Robin M. Meriweather signed on April 13, 2021. (a)
  7. On April 15, 2021, he was arrested by agents from the FBI’s Salt Lake City Field Office. (a)
  8. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with entering and remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers or employees; parading, demonstrating or picketing a Capitol building; obstruction of an official proceeding and obstruction of law enforcement during a civil disorder. (a)
  9. He was 66 years old when he was arrested on April 15, 2021. (a)
  10. He is the fourth Idaho resident to be charged in the U.S. Capitol riot that happened on January 6, 2021. If found guilty, she could spend 6 months to 20 years in jail. (d)


(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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