Tyng Jing Yang is an Asian-American man from Illinois, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:
He lives in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
From November 3, 2020 to October 27, 2021, he worked in Chicago, Illinois.
On January 5, 2021, he left Chicago and arrived in Washington, D.C., USA. He stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn in Washington, D.C.
Wearing a Donald Trump hat, a bright green surgical mask, a dark coat and dark khaki pants, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021. That day, Trump’s 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. Inside the building, he was photographed with his fellow rioter Garret Miller.
On January 7, 2021, he returned to Chicago.
In April 2022, he submitted a passport renewal application.
In September 2022, he encountered U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials during inspection related to international travel.
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 November 15, 2022.
On November 16, 2022, he was arrested in Hoffman Estates. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with interfering with law enforcement officers during a civil disorder, a felony, and four related misdemeanor offenses.
He was 60 years old when he was arrested on November 16, 2022. He was released on a $10,000 bond after appearing in front of a judge.
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