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Kaleb Dillard biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Columbiana, Alabama

Kaleb A. Dillard is a white man from Columbiana, Alabama, United States. He is Dr. Keith Dillard and Barbara Dillard‘s son.

After graduating from Briarwood Christian High School in Birmingham, Alabama, Kaleb served in the U.S. Marine Corps for five years as a videographer and a public affairs correspondent. Here are 13 more things about him:


  1. In 2015, he attended Defense Information School in Fort Meade, Maryland, USA.
  2. From 2016 to 2017, he attended Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Virginia, USA.
  3. On November 20, 2017, while serving as a U.S. Marine Corps corporal and combat videographer at the Combat Visual Information Center of the Marine Corps Base Quantico (MCBQ) near Triangle, Virginia, he interviewed Mark Wahlberg to recognize suicide prevention efforts within the U.S. Marine Corps during a meet and greet for Marine Corps Community Services at the MCBQ Exchange in Quantico, Virginia.
  4. On December 1, 2018, his parents pinned him on to the rank of U.S. Marine Corps sergeant.
  5. On March 4, 2019, he met his fifth grade teacher Charlotte Riggs Smith in Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. In May 2019, he was in Chicago, Illinois, USA with Quinn Hurt and Brian Domzalski.
  6. In August 2019, he entered Samford University in Birmingham to pursue a bachelor’s degree in finance.
  7. On December 24, 2019, he was in Alabaster, Alabama with his siblings and their parents.
  8. In June 2020, he visited the Ocoee Whitewater Center in Copperhill, Tennessee, USA.
  9. In August 2020, he visited the American Cheerleading Center Home of Bama All Starz in Bessemer, Alabama. In November 2020, he made his cheerleading debut at Samford University and he officiated the wedding ceremony of his fellow U.S. Marine Corps veteran Zack Harrison and Sarah Harrison.
  10. On January 5, 2021, he traveled from Alabaster to Gainesville, Virginia. On January 6, 2021, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA. 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 allegedly threw a U.S. Capitol Police officer to the ground and shoved another officer in the chest. On January 7, 2022, he returned to Alabaster.
  11. On January 22, 2021, he was in Mobile, Alabama with his girlfriend Molly Grace Watkins. They were there again on March 22, 2021. On June 14, 2021, he was with her at the First Baptist Church of Pelham in Pelham, Alabama.
  12. 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 August 19, 2022. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with assaulting, resisting, or impeding law enforcement officers, interfering with a law enforcement officer during a civil disorder and six related misdemeanor offenses
  13. He was 26 years old when he was arrested in Columbiana on August 23, 2022.

(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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