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  • Charged

George TaakeLast Updated: January 4, 2022

Location

Houston, Texas

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Houston, Texas

Executive Summary

Pepper-sprayed officers and struck them with a metal "whip-like device" at the January 6 Capitol riot.

Busted after boasting of his violent exploits on popular dating app, Bumble.

Litigation Details

DOJ Case Number:

1:21-mj-534

Charges

Obstruction of an Official Proceeding Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder Entering or Remaining, Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct, and Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building, Impeding Passage Through and Act of Physical Violence on Capitol Grounds or Buildings Parading, Demonstrating or Picketing in a Capitol Building

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Houston, Texas | July 23, 2021

Press Coverage

  • Bumble dating app led FBI to Capitol riot suspect: DOJ

    Published on July 25, 2021 Read at Fox News Channel
  • Texas Man Arrested for Assault on Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on July 24, 2021 Read at US DOJ
  • Bumbling MAGA rioter busted after boasting of his violent exploits on popular dating app

    Published on July 24, 2021 Read at Raw Story

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