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Tyler Tew biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Idaho Falls


Tyler John Tew is a white man from Idaho, United States. He has lived in different parts of Arizona, USA including Tempe and Kingman and he previously lived in Draper, Utah, USA, in Woodlyn, Pennsylvania, USA and in Kenton, Ohio, USA.

Tew lives in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He has lived in other parts of Idaho including Ammon.

As an airline pilot, Tew has worked for SkyWest Airlines. Here are 13 more things about him:

Tyler John Tew (©Jefferson County Jail)
Tyler John Tew (©Jefferson County Jail)
  1. From 2001 to 2006, he attended Utah State University in Logan, Utah.
  2. On February 2, 2014, he visited Cubs Spring Training Stadium in Mesa, Arizona. He visited Et Motopark in Mesa on March 9, 2014 and on April 13, 2014.
  3. On May 3, 2014, he visited Arizona Grand Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. On May 9, 2014, he visited Brewvies Cinema Pub in Salt Lake City, Utah. On June 27, 2014, he visited MotoLand MX Park in Casa Grande, Arizona.
  4. On February 4, 2016, he visited the Mexquite MX motocross track in Mesquite, Nevada, USA.
  5. On February 5, 2017, he visited the Glamis Sand Dunes in Brawley, California, USA.
  6. Wearing a red Keep America Great hat, a khaki coat, a blue disposable mask and a gold ring, 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.
  7. On January 7, 2021, he wrote on Facebook, “LOOK AT THE PICTURES you see of people that are inside the capital In those pictures I see patriots that just heard Pence wasn’t going to stand up In those pictures I see patriots that want to make a point. In those pictures I see patriots that went against the system. Unfortunately they broke some windows to get inside a government building they were being locked out of by the very group of people that are screwing us over.”
  8. On January 12, 2021, the Federal Bureau of Investigation started investigating him after receiving a tip from someone who saw his posts on social media. 
  9. On June 1, 2021, a search warrant was obtained for his Samsung Galaxy cellular phone, which the FBI seized on June 3, 2021.
  10. On September 28, 2021, he attended the Harmony Park Golf Tournament in Phoenix.
  11. An FBI special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faraqui on November 12, 2021. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with misdemeanors of entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds, disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building, disorderly conduct in the U.S. Capitol building, and parading, demonstrating or picketing in a U.S. Capitol building.
  12. On November 28 2021, he wrote on Facebook, “Wondering what the WHO is up to today??? Neither am I…. but if you think they’ve exhausted the fake pandemic, you’re wrong. Here comes the next variant!.”
  13. He was 39 years old when the FBI arrested him on November 30, 2021.

(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 or submit relevant photos and videos to the FBI.

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