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Odin Meacham biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Myton, Utah


Odin Meacham is a former mixed martial artist from Myton, Duchesne County, Utah, United States. He is 5’6″ tall.

Meacham is Stanley Lavor Meacham and Rita Meacham‘s son. Odin has 11 siblings namely Rebecca Diane “Becky” Meacham, Jan Meacham Hanberg, Devyn Meacham Metcalf, Marcie Meacham Tucker, Sam Meacham, Tom Meacham, Margo Meacham Jenson, Anna Meacham, Molly Meacham Price, Manette Meacham and Alexander Meacham, who died in 1991 before turning 1.

As an MMA fighter, Odin competed in the bantamweight division. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. On January 20, 2010, his sister Becky died in Palisade, Colorado, USA at age 36.
  2. On March 24, 2012, he made his professional MMA debut at “Rocky Mountain Fight Championships 3” in Vernal, Utah. He defeated Ularkbek Ashirbekov via technical knockout via punches.
  3. On September 8, 2012, he defeated Josh Hayes via technical knockout via punches at “RMFC 4” in Vernal.
  4. On November 30, 2012, he submitted Kurtis Coe at “The Clash MMA 4” in North Logan, Utah.
  5. On January 5, 2013, he defeated Agustin Espinoza via technical knockout via punches at “RMFC 5” in Vernal.
  6. On April 20, 2013, he submitted Adrian Elias via rear-naked choke at “RMFC 6” in Vernal.
  7. On September 21, 2013, he lost to Kensei Sato via unanimous decision at “RMFC 7” in Vernal.
  8. On January 4, 2014, he submitted Keaton Romero via triangle choke at “RMFC 9” in Vernal, which improved his professional MMA record to 6 wins and 1 loss.
  9. On September 26, 2020, his father died at age 78 from natural causes.
  10. Wearing a light green jacket with a fur-lined hood and blue jeans, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA on January 6, 2021. 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, he was caught on camera rushing towards several Metropolitan Police Department officers, raising a wooden pole above his head and slamming the pole on the upper body of at least one officer.
  11. On June 4, 2021, the Federal Bureau of Investigation included him in its Seeking Information list and posted a Be on the Lookout for him.
  12. On May 4,2023, U.S. Magistrate Judge G. Michael Harvey signed a criminal complaint filed by an FBI special agent against him.
  13. He was 29 years old when he was arrested on May 15, 2023 in Myton. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with  assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers; civil disorder; entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds with a dangerous weapon; disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds with a dangerous weapon; and engaging in physical violence in a restricted building or grounds.

(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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