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Caden Gottfried biography: 10 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Puyallup, Washington

Caden Paul Gottfried is a white man from Washington, United States. He is Jennifer Slaughter‘s son.

Gottfried is 6’4″ tall. Here are 10 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Puyallup, Washington.
  2. He is 20 years younger than his stepfather Richard “Rick” Slaughter. His mother and Rick have two sons together.
  3. In 2019, he placed fourth in triple jump at the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA).
  4. On January 4, 2021, he and Slaughter traveled together from Seattle, Washington to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  5. From January 5-7, 2021, he and Slaughter stayed at the Sheraton in Pentagon City, Virginia, USA. 
  6. wearing a red shirt, grey/white backpack, and a dark beanie cap, 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 and Gottfriend traveled together Washington Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Virginia to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport in Seattle.
  8. In June 2021, he graduated from Orting High School in Orting, Washington.
  9. A Federal Bureau of Investigation agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Moxila A. Upadhyaya on September 30 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 law enforcement officers during a civil disorder, and misdemeanor offenses.
  10. He was 20 years old when he was arrested in Tacoma on October 12, 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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