Steven Thurlow biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from St. Clair Shores, Michigan

Steven Daniel Thurlow
Steven Daniel Thurlow

Steven Daniel Thurlow is a United States Army veteran and gunsmith from Michigan, United States. He is a member of the Boogaloo movement.

Thurlow also has a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Aside from St. Clair Shores, he has lived in other parts of Michigan including Livonia. (a) (b) (c)
  2. He previously lived in Old Hickory, Tennessee, USA. (c)
  3. From 1988 to 1991, he served in the 101st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army, including a deployment in the Middle East. (b)
  4. From July 1993 to August 2006, he worked as a general laborer and finisher at Dirty Kat Concrete Construction in Livonia. (a)
  5. From August 2005 to November 2012, he worked as a concrete finisher, formsetter and linesetter at Sanches Construction Company in Lansing, Michigan. (a)
  6. In 2012, he attended the American Concrete Institute in Farmington Hills, Michigan and became a certified flatwork finisher and technician. (a)
  7. From 2013 to 2016, he studied construction technology and construction management at Macomb Community College in Warren, Michigan. From May 2013 to November 2017, he worked as a concrete finisher at Ajax Paving Industries, Inc. in Troy, Michigan. (a)
  8. In 2014, he filed for bankruptcy.
  9. From 2015 to 2018, he studied construction management at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. In May 2015, he obtained his residential builders license in Michigan, which expired in May 2020. (a)
  10. In November 2017, he started working as a senior instructor at 210 Downrange Gunsmithing in St. Clair Shores. (a)
  11. From May 2018 to November 2019, he worked as a concrete finisher at Interstate Highway Construction, Inc. in Michigan. (a)
  12. Wearing camouflage tactical gear and body armor with a Boogaloo patch on the front, 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. For his participation in the riot, he was charged with  entering a restricted building without lawful authority and disorderly and disruptive conduct. (b) (d)
  13. He was 50 years old when he was arrested on June 30, 2021. That day, he made brief appearance in federal court in Detroit and was released on a $10,000 unsecured bond. (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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