Eric Christie is a white man from California, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:
He lives in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.
Aside from Los Angeles, he has lived in different parts of California including Thousand Oaks, Riverside, Irvine, El Segundo, Torrands and Woodland Hills.
He was a supporter of Donald Trump, who is 20 years older than him.
In 2020, he was a write-in candidate for Los Angeles City Council.
Wrapped in a rainbow flag with a hammer attached to his belt, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA 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.
On November 29, 20221, he was one of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) deniers who protested outside the home of Los Angeles County health commissioner Barbara Ferrer.
On January 3, 2022, he, Megan Paradise and Gina Bisignanoprotested masks at a grocery store in Beverly Hills, California.
On December 22, 2022, he was arrested after three hours of negotiations with Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds with a deadly weapon and disorderly or disruptive conduct in restricted building or grounds with a deadly weapon.
On December 23, 2022, a federal judge ordered him detained.
He was 56 years old when he was ordered detained on December 23, 2022. He was represented by George Newhouse.
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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.