Dodge Hellonen biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Commerce Township, Michigan

Dodge Dale Hellonen is a white man from Michigan, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Commerce Township, Oakland County, Michigan.
  2. He graduated from Walled Lake Northern High School in Commerce Township.
  3. He is a U.S. Marine Corps sergeant.
  4. In the U.S. Marine Corps, he served as a special communications signals analyst at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, USA.
  5. In September 2012, he started shooting with the Multi Lakes Conservation Association in Commerce Township.
  6. In 2014, he completed the entire course of fire in the Junior Rifle program of the Multi Lakes Conservation Association. He was awarded the highest rating of a distinguished expert.
  7. In February 2017, he competed in swimming at Kensington Lakes Activities Association (KLAA) Men’s Lakes Conference.
  8. In August 2017, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps.
  9. In March 2018, he was named Student of the Month while attending a joint school on Goodfellow Air Force Base in Texas, USA.
  10. Wearing a dark colored jacket, dark colord pants and carrying a yellow Don’t Tread on Me flag, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA on January 6, 2021 with his fellow active-duty U.S. Marine Corps officers Joshua Abate and Micah Coomer. 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.
  11. A Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui on January 17, 2023.
  12. On January 18, 2023, he was arrested in Jacksonville, North Carolina. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with knowingly entering a restricted building, parading or picketing inside the U.S. Capitol and two counts of disorderly conduct.
  13. He was 23 years old when he was arrested on January 18, 2023. He made his initial federal court appearance in Wilmington, North Carolina.

(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.

3 replies »

  1. They are traders of our country; the United States of America.. They being in the Marines should have known that they were helping in an attempted coup..
    So Marines or not They deserve what they get!!


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