David Quintavalle Bio, Wiki
David Quintavalle is a 62-year-old retired Chicago Firefighter Departement (CFD) personnel who was initially alleged to be the man seen throwing a fire extinguisher at a police officer during the Capitol Protests on Jan 6th, 2020.
The retired firefighter has since confirmed that he was not at the Capitol protest and was instead grocery shopping and celebrating his wife’s birthday in Chicago during the Capitol insurrection. Quintavalle says he has receipts to prove his whereabouts that his attorney presented with other evidence to the FBI on Wednesday, Jan 13th to clear his name.
A group of domestic terrorists stormed the U.S. Capitol as the Congress and Senate held a joint session to certify the November 2020 elections on Wed Jan 6th, 2021. The skirmishes left five dead, the Capitol Police officer, and four protestors. Another Capitol Hill Police officer died from apparent suicide days after the protests.
Robert Sanford a retired Chester Fire Department Fire Fighter has been named as the suspect
A suspect has now been named as Robert Sanford, a retired Pennsylvania firefighter who is accused of throwing a fire extinguisher that struck several Capitol police officers during the Capitol riot. Sanford recently retired from the Chester Fire Department, located in Chester, Pennsylvania.
Robert Sanford, 55, of Boothwyn, Pennsylvania, was charged “with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, disorderly or disruptive conduct on capitol grounds, civil disorder, and assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers while engaged in the performance of official duties.”
David Quintavalle Brother
Quintavalle has no social media presence to ascertain that he is Trump Supporter, his brother, however, who goes by the name Keith Quintavalle is not a Trump Supporter as per his Facebook Posts. In March 2017. he wrote,
“President Trump, You are the sick and bad guy. You are unprofessional and degrading the office of President.”
The two brothers appear not to be on good terms if a Facebook post in 2017 is something to go by. His brother Keith wrote that David had acquired his mother’s property fraudulently and sold it. The Post reads,
12802 DAVID QUINTAVALLE, FIREFIGHTER, ENGINE 50Ent CFD: 02/22/1985 $6,024.71 beginning 11/23/2016Retired: 11/23/2016 based on 75% of Final Average Salary$180.74 annuity increment, 3%, begins 12/01/2017
Looks like after my brother fraudulently acquired my mothers house He sold it and retired on a nice salary with the Chicago Fire Department. 72K a year not bad for a bum
A man is seen throwing a Fire Extinguisher to a Cop in a Viral Video
A video posted by TMZ shows a man throwing a Fire Extinguisher towards a Capitol Police Officer. One of the people who died from the riots was a police officer named, Brian Sicknick after he was hit by a fire extinguisher.
Chicago Firefighters Exams Protests
Back in Feb 2020, Quintavalle was among the protesters who hit the picket lines after promotional exams were canceled because of technical problems. Many carried signs Wednesday that said “exam scam 2020,” referring to the oral exams scheduled for roughly 1,600 firefighters vying to become lieutenants and 120 candidates for battalion chief. You can read the full article on ABC News here.
His son is a Police Officer
He and his wife, Cynthia were in a rally was held in August 2020 at Chicago’s South Side Mount Greenwood neighborhood asking for support for the police. Cynthia and David Quintavalle’s 25-year-old son is a Chicago police officer, assigned to patrol the streets of Englewood. “I watch him every day, leave for work, praying he’ll be home in the morning,” Cynthia Quintavalle said.
“There’s so much being heaped upon them by these protests, things thrown at them, fireworks, everything, and they sit and they take it because they are the true professionals,” David Quintavalle said.