Duke Edward Wilson biography: 10 things about US Capitol rioter from Nampa, Idaho


Duke Edward Wilson is a white man from Idaho, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:

Duke Edward Wilson (©U.S. Attorney's Office)
Duke Edward Wilson (©U.S. Attorney’s Office)
  1. He lives in Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho. (a)
  2. Aside from Nampa, he has lived in other parts of Idaho including Carmen and Grand View. (b)(c)
  3. He has lived in different parts of Oregon including Athena, Weston, Astoria, Estacada, Molalla and Seaside. (b)
  4. Wearing a purple and white baseball hat with the words “CNN” and “FAKE NEWS” and a dark colored jacket with a long sleeved blue shirt, 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. During the riot, he fought with two police officers, tried to steal riot shields from others and hit U.S. Capitol Police sergeant Aquilino Gonell with a pipe. (a)(c)(d)
  5. On the evening of January 7, 2021, he returned from Washington, D.C. to Nampa. (a)
  6. A Federal Bureau of Investigation agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which U.S. Magistrate Judge Robin M. Meriweather signed on April 13, 2021. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with entering and remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers or employees; parading, demonstrating or picketing a Capitol building; obstruction of an official proceeding and obstruction of law enforcement during a civil disorder. (a)
  7. On April 15, 2021, he was arrested by agents from the FBI’s Salt Lake City Field Office. (a)
  8. In September 2021, he pleaded guilty to assaulting, resisting or impeding officers and obstructing an official proceeding so federal prosecutors agreed to drop several other related charges. (d)
  9. On March 4, 2022, U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth sentenced him at a Washington, D.C. federal court to 51 months in federal prison. He did not physically appear in court for the sentencing hearing and called in to it from his attorney Charles Peterson’s office in Boise, Idaho. Lamberth required him to serve three years of supervised probation after he is released from prison. (d)
  10. He was 68 years old when he was sentenced on March 4, 2022 to more than four years in prison. (d)

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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