Joshua Dillon Haynes biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Covington, Virginia

Joshua Dillon Haynes is a white man from Virginia, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Covington, Virginia. (a) (b) (c)
  2. He previously lived in Texas, USA particularly in Irving and Dallas. (b)
  3. He has a history of anger problems and bipolar disorder. (c)
  4. On November 13, 2020, he created a Parler profile. (a)
  5. In November 2020 or December 2020, he attended a meeting of the Proud Boys chapter in Fredericksburg, Virginia and had dinner with members of the group. During those months, he attended rallies for Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., USA. (a)
  6. On January 5, 2021, he travelled from Covington to Washington, D.C.
  7. Wearing a moto-style Harley Davidson leather jacket with an American flag bandana tied around his left bicep, yellow bandana/neck gaiter around his neck, black pants, black head covering pulled down around his neck and black Nike shoes with bright green/yellow detailing, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021. 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. (a)
  8. On June 14, 2021, law enforcement officers interviewed him at his residence in Covington. He told them he was deeply upset with the contrast between how the events that occurred on January 6, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol were being handled and how the Black Lives Matter riots that occurred in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere in 2020 were being handled. (a)
  9. A Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Robin M. Meriweather on June 22, 2021. (a)
  10. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with unlawful entry on restricted grounds; disorderly and disruptive conduct; acts of physical violence on U.S. Capitol grounds; obstruction of an official proceeding; destruction of property in special maritime and territorial jurisdiction; violent entry or disorderly conduct; act of physical violence on grounds and parading, demonstrating or picketing in any of the U.S. Capitol buildings. (a)
  11. On July 1, 2021, he was arrested and he made his initial appearance in federal court in Roanoke, Virginia. He was released on a $10,000 bond. (c)
  12. He was 39 years old when he was arrested on July 1, 2021. (c)
  13. His next hearing is scheduled for July 8, 2021 and he will appear via Zoom. (c)


(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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