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Russell Dodge Jr. biography: 10 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Pedricktown, New Jersey

Russell J. Dodge Jr. is a white man from Pedricktown, Oldmans Township, Salem County, New Jersey, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:

  1. Aside from Pedricktown, he has lived in other parts of New Jersey including Penns Grove, Pennsville, Salem, Gibbstown and Mantua.
  2. He is 7 years older than David Ronald Krauss‘s son Nicholas Krauss.
  3. In 2004, he lived in Gibbstown.
  4. From 2008 to 2013, he lived in Mantua.
  5. On January 6, 2021, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA with David and Nicholas. 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, David used a cellphone to photograph him and Nicholas.
  6. On May 17, 2022, he identified himself during a non-custodial interview to the Federal Bureau Investigation in two images taken inside the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.
  7. An FBI special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge on G. Michael Harvey on November 14, 2022.
  8. On November 15, 2022, he was arrested in Cherry Hill, Camden County, New Jersey. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building; disruptive conduct in a restricted building; disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; and parading, demonstrating or picketing in a U.S. Capitol building.
  9. He was 39 was years old when he was arrested on November 15, 2022.
  10. On November 22, 2022, he will make his initial court appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui.

(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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