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Antonio Ferrigno Jr. biography: 8 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Brooklyn, New York

Francis Connor, Antonio Ferrigno Jr., Anton Lunyk (©FBI)
Francis Connor, Antonio Ferrigno Jr., Anton Lunyk (©FBI)

Antonio Ferrigno Jr. is a resident of New York, United States. Here are eight more things about him:

  1. He lives in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, New York City, New York. (a) (b)
  2. Wearing a navy Donald Trump hat, black jacket, light blue-ripped jeans and a Trump scarf, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA on January 6, 2021 with his fellow Brooklyn residents Francis Connor and Anton Lunyk. 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) (b)
  3. On January 7, 2021, he allegedly wrote that he was not in the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. Also on January 7, 2021, Lunyk texted him a news article reporting that Anthime Joseph “Baked Alaska” Gionet had the new coronavirus (COVID-19) when Gionet stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. (a)
  4. On January 12, 2021, he texted, “WE WERE FORCED INTO THE CAPITOL.” (a)
  5. A Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui on August 27, 2021. (a) (b)
  6. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct. (a) (b)
  7. On August 31, 2021, FBI agents arrested him and Connor. They made an initial appearance before a magistrate judge in Brooklyn, who ordered them not to have contact with each other, and were released on their own recognizance. (a) (b)
  8. He was 26 years old when he was arrested on August 31, 2021. (a)

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(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)

SOURCES:

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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