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Thomas Webster biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Goshen, New York

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Thomas Webster is a white man from New York, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

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  1. He lives in Goshen, Orange County, New York.
  2. Aside from Goshen, he has lived in other parts of New York including Florida, Monroe, Suffern, Highland Mills and Central Valley.
  3. He has lived in different parts of New Jersey, USA including Paramus and Elmwood Park.
  4. He previously served on a security detail out of New York City Hall and Gracie Mansion in New York City, New York.
  5. He has three children.
  6. From 1985 to 1989, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
  7. In 1991, he joined the New York City Police Department.
  8. In 2011, he retired from the NYPD.
  9. Wearing a bullet proof vest and a bright red jacket, 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 was caught on camera assaulying D.C. Metropolitan Police Department officers including Noah Rathburn with a U.S. Marine Corps flag.
  10. A Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge G. Michael Harvey on February 19, 2021.
  11. On February 21, 2021 2022, he was arrested.
  12. On May 2, 2022, he was convicted of five felonies, which are assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers with a dangerous weapon; obstructing officers during a civil disorder; entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds while carrying a dangerous weapon; engaging in disorderly or disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds while carrying a dangerous weapon; and engaging in physical violence in a restricted building or grounds while carrying a dangerous weapon and one misdemeanor, which is engaging in an act of physical violence in the U.S. Capitol building or grounds.
  13. He was 56 years old when he was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on September 1 2022 by U.S. District Judge Amit P. Mehta. He was also ordered to pay $2,060 in restitution and given 3 years of supervised probation.
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(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)

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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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