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Israel Easterday biography: 10 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Bonnieville, Kentucky

Israel James Easterday is a white man from Kentucky, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:

Israel James Easterday (©FBI)
Israel James Easterday (©FBI)
  1. He is a resident of Bonnieville, Hart County, Kentucky.
  2. On April 19, 2010, he sold buttons during a rally of about 500 pro-gun demonstrators near the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., USA.
  3. Wearing a gray shirt, a dark brown jacket and a black beanie with an “I heart Trump” statement on it, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021. That day, Donald 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.
  4. He is listed as the registered agent for Misty Valley Commercial Roofing LLC, a limited-liability company filed on July 1, 2021 and based in Bonnieville.
  5. On April 21, 2022, the Federal Bureau of Investigation‘s field office in Washington. D.C. notified the bureau’s Bowling Green Resident Agency of him.
  6. On April 25, 2022, an FBI special agent interviewed a law enforcement officer at the Hart County Sheriff’s Office in Munfordville, Kentucky, who claimed to be personally familiar with him.
  7. On September 1, 2022, a grand jury indicted him.
  8. The FBI special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui on December 2, 2022. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with civil disorder; assaulting, resisting or impeding certain officer using a dangerous weapon; entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds with a deadly or dangerous weapon; disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds with a deadly or dangerous weapon; engaging in physical violence in a restricted building or grounds with a deadly or dangerous weapon; disorderly conduct in a U.S. Capitol building; act of physical violence in the U.S. Capitol grounds or buildings and parading, demonstrating or picketing in a U.S. Capitol building.
  9. On December 8, 2022, he was arrested in Miami, Florida, USA.
  10. He was 21 years old when he was arrested on December 8, 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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