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Savannah McDonald biography: 10 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Elberton, Georgia

Savannah Danielle McDonald, Nolan Harol Kidd (©FBI)

Savannah Danielle McDonald is a white woman from Georgia, United States. Here are 10 more things about her:

  1. She lives in Elberton, Georgia. (a)
  2. On January 5, 2021, she traveled from Georgia to Washington, D.C., USA with his fellow Georgia resident Nolan Harold Kidd. (b)
  3. Wearing a TRUMP 2020 beanie hat, black jacket, black gloves and black leggings, she went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. with Kidd 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. (b)
  4. On January 7, 2021, she said in a Snapchat group chat, “My chest hurts… but we did the right thing.” (b)
  5. On January 14, 2021, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents interviewed her in Elberton. She told them that when she and Kidd reached the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, uniformed police officers near the doors told her and Kidd to come inside and showed them where to go. (b)
  6. In an interview with the Young Patriot Society, she and Kidd emphasized the peaceful nature of their participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. The interview was published on YouTube on January 16, 2021. (c)
  7. On March 8, 2021, U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui issued a search warrant for her Snapchat account. (b)
  8. An FBI special agent filed a criminal complaint against her, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate G. Michael Harvey on May 20, 2021. For her participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, she was charged with entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds, disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds, disorderly conduct in a U.S. Capitol building and parading, demonstrating or picketing in a U.S. Capitol building. (b)
  9. On June 11, 2021, FBI arrested her and Kidd. Represented by a public defender, they were allowed to leave custody on an unsecured $25,000 bond after their initial court appearance. (a) (d)
  10. She was 20 years old when she was arrested on June 11, 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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