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Kelly Meggs biography: 13 things about Oath Keepers member from Dunnellon, Florida

Kelly Joe Meggs is a white man from Florida, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

Kelly Meggs (Marion County Jail)
Kelly Meggs (Marion County Jail)
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  1. He is a registered Republican and a resident of Dunnellon, Marion County, Florida. (a)(b)
  2. He has lived in other parts of Florida including Ocala, Royal Palm Beach and Boynton Beach. (b)
  3. He graduated from Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida. (b)
  4. He is the self-described leader of the Florida chapter of the Oath Keepers. His wife Connie Meggs is allegedly also affiliated with the right-wing militia. (a)
  5. In 2010, he started working as the general manager of Honda of Lake City, a car dealership in Lake City, Florida. (a)(c)
  6. Following the U.S. presidential election on November 3, 2020, he, Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and others began plotting to oppose by force the lawful transfer of presidential power. (d)
  7. Beginning in late December 2020, he, Rhodes, Kenneth Harrelson, Jessica Watkins, Thomas Caldwell and others coordinated via encrypted and private communications applications and planned to travel to Washington, D.C., USA on or around January 6, 2021. (d)
  8. His credit card was used to pay for a room at the Comfort Inn in Arlington, Virginia, USA on the nights of January 5, 2021 and January 6, 2021. Watkins, Caldwell and their fellow Oath Keeper Donovan Crowl stayed at the same hotel on January 5, 2021. (a)
  9. He and Connie went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021 with other members of the Oath Keepers including siblings Graydon Young  and Laura Steele. 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 Bidens victory in the 2020 presidential election. (a)
  10. In an email Young sent on January 8, 2021, Young sent an email providing the phone number of his team leader during the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, which is registered to his wife. (a)
  11. A Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, Connie, Young and Steele, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Robin M. Meriweather on February 11, 2021. (a)
  12. On February 17, 2021, he and Connie were arrested in Ocala, Marion County, Florida. They were booked into the Marion County Jail in Ocala. (e)
  13. He was 53 years old when a jury found him found guilty on  November 29, 2022 of conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding, obstruction of an official proceeding, conspiracy to prevent an officer from discharging duties and tampering with documents or proceedings. (d)

(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. You may also submit relevant photos and videos to the FBI.

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  1. The US governments attempts to stop citizens from reclaiming their country will surely fail as there are more patriotic Americans than criminal government lackeys

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    • You are a buffoon. I went to high school with Kelly Meggs and feel sorry for that utter fool. You “reclaim” your country by voting, volunteering for candidates, etc., not by storming the US Capitol to interfere w/the certification of a US President. You may want to try reading a book about how the United States of America works. Or you should move to Russia or Saudi Arabia. You may like their system of govt. better……

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