Shawn Price biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Rockaway, New Jersey

Shawn P. Price (©FBI)
Shawn P. Price (©FBI)

Shawn P. Price is a white man from New Jersey, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Rockaway, Morris County, New Jersey. Aside from Rockaway, he has lived in other parts of New Jersey including West Orange. (a) (b) (c) (d)
  2. He previously lived in Hopatcong, Sussex County, New Jersey. (d)
  3. In December 2013, he was involved in a violent robbery in Hopatcong. (d)
  4. In 2015, he was sentenced to probation for terrorizing two individuals. (d)
  5. On November 14, 2020, he was one of the Proud Boys members who the MAGA March in Washington, D.C., USA. During the event, he carried a black North Face backpack and wore a black knit cap, 3M goggles, a yellow and black bandana, a Fred Perry black golf shirt, blue denim jeans, brown boots and red, white and black gloves. (a)
  6. On December 7, 2020, in a Facebook conversation with another individual, he indicated that he had a leadership role in a Proud Boys chapter in northern New Jersey. (a)
  7. Between December 13, 2020 and December 15, 2020, he sent to other Facebook users several videos and photos of himself punching another individual in the head in front of Archibald’s Gentleman’s Club and the Hyatt Place hotel on K Street NW in Washington, D.C. (a)
  8. On December 30, 2020, he sent a Facebook message to his mother verbatim, “Ill be gone tomorrow new year day and the 5th and 6th ill be in washington d.c. the 18th and 19th ill be in richmond virginia all at diffrent events and rallys. Theres alot going on in the near future.” (a)
  9. On January 2, 2021, he brought goggles, milk and other substances used to neutralize the effects of pepper spray or other chemical irritants on his trip to Washington, D.C. (d)
  10. On January 5, 2021, he sent a message to his mother saying he was “going to dc to have fun.” (a)
  11. Wearing a black sweater with white stripes, a black knit hat with a New Jersey Devils logo, a black North Face backpack, 3M brand goggles and an American flag patterned neck gaiter, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. 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. (a)
  12. A Federal Bureau of Investigation agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Robin M. Meriweather on June 7, 2021. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with violent entry and disorderly conduct on U.S. Capitol grounds, obstruction of law enforcement during a civil disorder and obstruction of justice. (a) (b) (d)
  13. He was 26 years old when he was arrested by FBI agents on June 8, 2021. Represented by Harley Breite, he made his initial court appearance in the District of New Jersey before Judge Mark Falk, who ordered him released on $100,000 unsecured appearance bond and monitored with an ankle device by a pretrial services supervisor. (b) (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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