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Bobby Wayne Russell biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Falkville, Alabama


Bobby Wayne Russell is a white man from Alabama, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:


  1. He lives in Falkville, Alabama.
  2. Aside from Falkville, he has lived in other parts of Alabama including Hartselle.
  3. He previously lived in Dunlap, Tennessee, USA and Manchester, Georgia, USA.
  4. He is married to Deborah Russell, who is originally from Slidell, Louisiana, USA.
  5. In 1995, his son Harley Russell was born.
  6. On July 9, 2016, he was at JJ’s Grocery in Falkville.
  7. On July 23, 2016, he visited the Tennessee River, the largest tributary of the Ohio River.
  8. On July 7, 2019, he was at H&S Appliance Repair INC in Cullman, Alabama.
  9. Wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with the words “Alabama Crimson Tide” on the front, a red and white hat, blue jeans and brown shoes, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA with Deborah 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.
  10. On January 19, 2021, he took to Facebook to share a photo of himself and Deborah, which was taken at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.
  11. 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 23, 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 four related misdemeanor offenses. 
  12. On August 24, 2022, he was arrested at a home located across the street from Falkville High School in Falkville.
  13. He was 48 years old when he was arrested on August 24, 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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