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Jose Angel Felan, Jr. biography: 13 things about Rochester, Minnesota man

Jose Angel Felan Jr. (©Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives)
Jose Angel Felan Jr. (©Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives)

Jose Angel Felan, Jr. is a Mexican-American man from Minnesota, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Rochester, Minnesota. (a)
  2. He previously lived in Texas, USA. (b)
  3. She is married to Mena Dyaha Yousif. They met in Minnesota. Her first name is tattooed on his right forearm with a crown above the last letter. (a)(c)
  4. He is 12 years younger than Yousif. (a)
  5. On May 28, 2020, amid protests following George Floyd‘s death in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25, 2020, he allegedly set fires in different places on University Avenue in St. Paul, Minnesota including a Goodwill retail store, the Gordon Parks High School and the 7 Mile Sportswear store. Yousif was caught on camera wearing a blue headscarf and dark shirt while accompanying him from the fire. Afterwards, she allegedly helped him avoid authorities in Olmstead County, Minnesota and fled to Mexico with him while she was pregnant. (a)(b)(c)(d)
  6. On June 9, 2020, Yousif was driving a black 2013 Cadillac SRX bearing a Minnesota license plate. When authorities stopped the vehicle, which is registered to him, she was asked to identify the car’s owner and she responded that she did not know. (a)(c)(d)
  7. On June 10, 2020, he and Yousif allegedly checked in a motel in Fort Scott, Kansas. A silver 2010 Chevrolet Traverse with a Minnesota license plate, which is registered to her, was located in the parking lot of the motel. (c)
  8. In September 2020, Yousif gave birth to their son in Mexico. (b)
  9. He was 34 years old when the U.S. Marshals Service located him and Yousif on February 15, 2021. Mexican authorities arrested them in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for immigration violations and they were transported to San Diego, California, USA. (a)(d)
  10. On February 17, 2021, he and Yousif made their initial appearances before a Magistrate Judge in U.S. District Court in the Southern District of California. (d)
  11. He and Yousif were ordered to remain in custody pending a formal detention hearing on February 23, 2021. He was charged with three counts of arson while she was charged with one count of being an accessory after the fact (arson). (d)
  12. On April 8, 2021, he pleaded not guilty to three felony counts of arson. (a)
  13. In August 2021, he was awaiting trial in Sherburne County Jail in Elk River, Minnesota while Yousif was on house arrest at her parents’ home in Rochester. Their son was placed in an international orphanage, according to her sister Youser Yousif. (b)



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