Capitol riot arrests: See who's been charged across the U.S.

Federal prosecutors continue to charge participants in the riot at the Capitol on Jan. 6, adding to dozens of arrests that took place in Washington D.C. that day.

USA TODAY is gathering details of those cases as the FBI continues to identify the people responsible for the attack that left five people dead and sent lawmakers and Vice President Mike Pence fleeing to shelter.

Included are those arrested on charges federal prosecutors have filed since the riot, and those arrested by Capitol Police and D.C. Metro Police for entering the Capitol or for crimes related to weapons or violence. Check back for updates.

People climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol.
Rioting supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol in Washington. AP
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Chance Anthony Uptmore

Chance Anthony Uptmore
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 26, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on capitol grounds

What happened

Chance Uptmore and his father were turned in on Jan. 8 by someone who took a screen shot of a Facebook post by Chance Uptmore, the FBI stated. About the riot where five people died, Uptmore said: "The violence was minimal. When people tried to break windows they were confronted by 10+ Trump supporters." He also stated: "The cops were saying stuff like "we stand with you" "thanks for being here" "you made your point now leave calmly." Uptmore admitted there was "pushing and shoving" but he blamed agitators. Uptmore also posted a photo of himself in front of the Capitol and the FBI matched that to photos in news stories about the riot. The FBI searched the home he shares with his father on Jan. 17. Chance Uptmore told the FBI he entered the Capitol after his father told him not to.

James Herman Uptmore

"Sonny"
James Herman Uptmore
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 26, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on capitol grounds

What happened

Sonny Uptmore took his son Chance to the Trump rally in Washington D.C. for his birthday. Chance Uptmore told the FBI that his father told him not to enter the Capitol, but then followed him in, as they were both caught up in the crowd, the FBI stated in court records. The elder Uptmore also admitted to the FBI that he entered the Capitol, records show.

Joshua Wagner

Joshua Wagner
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 26, 2021
  • Home state: Indiana
Charges

Knowingly entering a restricted building; disorderly conduct which impedes the conduct of government business; disruptive conduct in the Capitol buildings; and "parading, demonstrating, or picketing in the Capitol buildings.

What happened

Wagner, identified in photos inside the Capitol wearing a red beanie with white letters, turned himself in to police on Jan. 26, the Indianapolis Star reported. A witness had told the FBI that Wagner drove to D.C. with his friend Israel Turtow on the morning of the 6th, but were upset after the riot was over, the FBI stated in court records. The witness reported Wagner was "very scared and worried" and Tutrow was "sick with anxiety."

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Dana Winn

Dana Winn
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 26, 2021
  • Home state: Florida
Charges

Unlawful entry in a restricted building or grounds; and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

What happened

Dana Winn and his girlfriend Rachel Pert, whose Facebook profiles say they're from Sarasota, Florida, posted video on the social media site as they were getting on the highway on Jan. 5 to drive to the nation's capital. In a video, Winn said as "American patriots," it was time to make a stand," according to an FBI statement. He continued: "I never really knew how deep and corrupt all this crap was and how far back it*s gone." Court records show a Jan. 19 search of their residences turned up clothing and a Trump 2020 flag similar to clothing they were wearing in a Getty Images photo taken in the Capitol. Both said no one instructed them not to enter the Capitol building. Court records show a search of Winn's home also found the flagpole he was carrying in the photo.

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Rachel Pert

Rachel Pert
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 26, 2021
  • Home state: Florida
Charges

Unlawful entry in a restricted building or grounds; and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

What happened

Rachel Pert and her boyfriend Dana Winn documented their trip on Facebook, telling friends and family that as "American patriots" it was "time to make a stand," according to a statement from the FBI. In one video taken in an SUV as they were getting on to Interstate 10 to head north, Winn said: "I never really knew how deep and corrupt all this crap was and how far back it*s gone," the FBI stated. A Jan. 19 search of their residences turned up clothing and a Trump 2020 flag similar to clothing and a flag Pert was wearing in a Getty Images photo taken inside the Capitol, records show. The FBI said both admitted the photo was of them, and both said no one instructed them not to enter the Capitol building.

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Kenneth Grayson

Kenneth Grayson
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 26, 2021
  • Home state: Pennsylvania
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds; disorderly conduct which impedes the conduct of government business; disruptive conduct in the Capitol buildings; parading, demonstrating, or picketing in the Capitol buildings; obstructing or impeding any official proceeding

What happened

Based on screenshots in the FBI's statement of facts in Grayson's case, he was among the first wave of people inside the crypt, a chamber beneath the rotunda inside the Capitol, where he started to livestream video at 2:22 p.m. The FBI said members of the U.S. House and Senate were instructed to evacuate at 2:20 p.m.

In surveillance footage and other photos, the FBI said, Grayson, a supporter of the QAnon conspiracy theory wore a black hooded sweatshirt, with a U.S. Flag insignia, the Gadsden flag insignia and a large yellow Q. His Facebook records indicate he traveled to Washington D.C. in November and December for rallies in support of President Trump. After the November rally, case records show he messaged an associate that he "was beating commies with a flag polie I picked up," and "I left one unconscious so I did my little part and got the (expletive) out before I got arrested." In December he messaged family members and associates about the Jan. 6 rally, including in part: "I*m there for the greatest celebration of all time after Pence leads the Senate flip!! OR IM THERE IF TRUMP TELLS US TO STORM THE (expletive) CAPITAL IMA DO THAT THEN! We don*t want any trouble but they are not going to steal this election that I guarantee bro!!§

William Vogel

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 26, 2021
  • Home state: New York
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; knowingly engages in disorderly or disruptive conduct in any restricted building or grounds; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

What happened

Several tipsters turned William Vogel in to the FBI for videos he posted on Snapchat of the Capitol riot. The FBI said plate readers caught the license plate on Vogel's car as it headed southbound on the Henry Hudson Bridge in New York at 6:06 a.m. on Jan. 6, over the Delaware Memorial Bridge at 7:54 a.m. and the Harbor Tunnel Thruway in Baltimore at 9:15 a.m. A plate reader in Cecil County, Maryland picked up a photo of Vogel in what appears to be the jacket he wore at the Capitol, as well as a large red hat, the court records show. In a Facebook messenger chat with a friend, Vogel said people were trying to turn him in to the FBI, when he "simply walked into the lobby of the capital (sic)."

Brian Gundersen

  • Age: 26
  • Home state: New York
Charges

Knowingly enter or remain in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; knowingly, and with intent to impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of government business or official functions, engage in disorderly or disruptive conduct.

What happened

A police chief in North Castle Township, New York first alerted the FBI after members of the community noticed one of the Capitol rioters wearing a jacket from Byram Hills High School in Armonk, New York. Court records show within hours the police chief called the FBI again and told agents the person in the photo from the riot was believed to be Gundersen, who played varsity football at the school. Other tipsters also gave information to the FBI, including one witness who said he traveled to Washington D.C. with Gundersen, an avid Trump supporter, on Jan. 5, but the two became separated on the morning of the 6th.

That witness toldd the FBI that Gundersen said he had followed everyone inside but was never violent. When interviewed by the FBI, Gundersen at first denied going into the Capitol, but then later admitted he was the person wearing the jacket, court records show. An analysis of his phone showed he had texted on the 5th that he and others "might be able to bum rush the White House and take it over" and on the 8th: "We all stormed the us capital and tried to take over the government."

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Nicholas DeCarlo

Nicholas DeCarlo
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 26, 2021
Charges

Obstructing or impeding any official proceeding, knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, parading or demonstrating on capitol grounds

What happened

DeCarlo and Hawaii Proud Boys founder Nick Ochs took a photo together inside the Capitol in front of a door where someone had scrawled Murder the Media. The FBI said the pair also recorded a video after the riot, saying they had successfully, at least temporarily, stopped the steal by disrupting the voting.

DeCarlo purports to be an employee of MT Media News, which stands for Murder the Media News, the FBI said. On Jan. 13, the Los Angeles Times reported an interview with him, in which he admitted to being inside the Capitol as a journalist with Thunderdome TV, a You Tube channel with fewer than 600 followers, according to the FBI.

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Stephen Ayres

  • Age: 38
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 25, 2021
  • Home state: Ohio
Charges

Obstruction of justice/Congress, unlawful entry into restricted building or grounds; and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

The FBI received multiple tips about Ayres, who posted a 7.5 minute video about the riot to Facebook, with he and another man identifying themselves by name, at a hotel afterward. Despite the pair's allegations in the video blaming the violence on Antifa, the FBI stated video inside the Capitol shows the man in Ayres' video forcefully pushing his way through makeshift barricades and a wall of U.S. Capitol police officers. Ayres is shown in several images from surveillance footage, the criminal complaint stated. The complaint also detailed posts Ayres made in December and January in defense of then President Trump, saying "Civil War will ensue," it's "time for us to start standing up to tyranny," and adding that vandalism at Pelosi's home was "just the beginning." He also shared a poster encouraging people to go to Washington D.C. for the January 6 rally with Trump's quote: "Be there, will be wild."

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Tommy F. Allan

  • Age: 52
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 22, 2021
  • Home state: California
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds; and knowingly, and with intent to impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of Government business or official functions, engage in disorderly or disruptive conduct.

What happened

A tipster who was not Facebook friends with Tommy Allan found video and images and reported him, describing videos showing someone breaking the windows of the U.S. Capitol building and footage inside the Capitol, the FBI said in a criminal complaint. A second witness reported to the FBI that Allan had recorded his actions inside the Capitol and posted them on Facebook before then deleting the photos and the account.

The FBI charges that Allan climbed a rope to get into the building, and based on surveillance video, that he pilfered documents from a desk in the Senate chamber, where he was pictured standing with a group in prayer. In one video, Allan stated one of the documents was a letter signed by Trump, the FBI complaint said, and that he had taken documents from the desk of then Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell. The complaint states one of those documents was the day's calendar of business. The agency confirmed that airline records showed Allan flew from Sacramento to D.C .on Jan. 5 and flew home on Jan. 7, and a witness reported Allan destroyed the documents he'd taken after he returned home.

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Jordan Revlett

  • Age: 23
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 25, 2021
  • Home state: Kentucky
Charges

Entering restricted grounds and disorderly conduct

What happened

Revlett shared videos recorded at the Capitol on Snapchat, a tipster told the FBI, including a chaotic scene of people climbing the stairs toward an open door on the Upper West Terrace and a scene inside the building, court records show. In a selfie, Revlett added the caption, "Just so you guys know a capitol police officer opened the door from inside to let us in," the criminal complaint stated, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. The newspaper reported that in 2019 Revlett placed fourth in a country music radio station's "She Thinks Her Farmer's Sexy" contest, where listeners chose the best-looking local farmer.

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Matthew Ryan Miller

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 25, 2021
  • Home state: Maryland
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, with a dangerous weapon; knowingly engages in disorderly or disruptive conduct in any restricted building or grounds with a dangerous weapon; injuring erection or architectural feature in the Capitol grounds; and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

What happened

A tipster identified Miller to the FBI, the agency said in a criminal complaint. At the Capitol on Jan. 6, the FBI said Miller was wearing a black cowboy hat, a Washington Capitals jersey, a backpack, a Maryland state flag and a yellow flag with a black "Don't tread on me" symbol and lettering known as the Gadsden flag. The complaint says he was captured on video discharging a fire extinguisher on the steps leading to an entrance.

Felipe Marquez

  • Age: 25
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 21, 2021
  • Home state: Florida
Charges

Knowingly enter or remain in any restricted buildings or grounds without lawful authority; and knowingly, and with intent to impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of government business or official functions, engage in disorderly or disruptive conduct.

What happened

A tipster shared Marquez' Snapchat images and video with the FBI, including his drive between his home in Coral Springs, Florida and Washigton D.C. in his 2020 Tesla. The FBI stated the videos included shots taken at rallies in Washington and inside the Capitol, including one video of himself wearing a "Keep America Great" hat inside Sen. Jeff Merkley's "hideaway" office.

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Melody Steele-Smith

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 20, 2021
  • Home state: Virginia
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

What happened

Steele-Smith, a long-time Trump supporter who attended a rally in Greenville North Carolina last July, posted photos on her Facebook account of the inside of the offices for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her staff during the Capitol riot, the FBI said in a criminal complaint. In one photo, her reflection is seen, with a patch of gray hair and a white fuzzy headband, the same headband she was seen wearing in surveillance footage taken at the Capitol that day, the FBI said. In one post, she stated: "I was there. I'm trying to figure out how I could be there all day and miss all this violence and destruction I'm seeing on tv." One photo she posted included the caption "We've stormed the castle," the FBI stated, but the photos have since been blocked from public view or deleted.

Brandon Straka

Brandon Straka
  • Age: 44
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 25, 2021
  • Home state: Nebraska
Charges

Impeding law enforcement officer during civil disorder; knowingly entering and remaining on restricted grounds without lawful authority and/or engaging in dosorderly conduct within proximity to a restricted building to impede official functions; engage in disorderly conduct with intent to disturb a hearing before Congress

What happened

Straka, founder of the WalkAway campaign to convince liberals to leave the Democratic Party, shared video of himself on the Capitol steps during the riot, the FBI said in arrest-related documents. Straka's voice could be heard yelling on the video, encouraging people to go in and to take a shield away from a U.S. Capitol Police officer, the FBI stated.

At one point, Straka, wearing the same hat, sunglasses and coat he wore during a videotaped speech for a "Stop the Steal' rally on Jan. 5, turned the camera toward himself and said: "They're using gas. We're being gassed right now," the documents state. The court record also incldues this Twitter comment from Straka on Jan. 6, captured in a screenshot from tipsters: "Also - be embarrassed & hide if you need to - but I was there. It was not Antifa at the Capitol. It was freedom loving Patriots who were DESPERATE to fight for the final hope of our Republic because literally nobody cares about them. Everyone else can denounce them. I will not.§

Hector Vargas

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 22, 2021
  • Home state: New Jersey
Charges

Knowingly enter and remain in any restricted buildings or grounds without lawful authority; knowingly and with intent to impede and disrupt the orderly conduct of government business and official functions; willfully and knowingly uttering loud, threatening and abusive language.

What happened

Vargas posted photos on his Facebook account of his participation in the Capitol riot, the FBI said in court documents, including a photo caption that read "WE THE PEOPLE TOOK OVER THE U.S.CAPITOL. #HOLDTHELINE." He captioned another photo "Guys we're INSIDE the chamber. #Trump2020."

Members of a Facebook group reported the posts to the FBI. The agency said Vargas, who had been posting pro-Trump statements for months, created a fundraiser to raise money for people to attend the protest. The agency included screenshots of his social accounts, including a photo of President Trump posted on Twitter on Jan. 4, at 3:51 a.m. with the caption: "As we're getting close to Jan 6th there are way more true American patriots interested in coming to fight the good fight in Washington DC."

Vargas was featured in the Jersey City Times as an "Unsung Hero" in May 2020 for his community work in providing meals to the homeless, but two months later was accused of stealing donations meant for the community.

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John Lolos

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 8, 2021
Charges

Knowingly enter or remain in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority to do so; and knowingly, with intent to impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of government business or official functions, engage in disorderly or disruptive conduct.

What happened

Lolos was aboard a Delta Airline flight on the tarmac at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport two days after the Capitol riot when he began yelling "Trump 2020!" The flight crew turned the airplane back to the gate to have him escorted off, court documents show. A Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police officer watched Lolos return to the gate, where he booked another flight.

However, as the officer was scrolling his Instagram about 45 minutes later, he watched a video of individuals leaving the East front of the Capitol on Jan. 6 and noticed Lolos was in the video, wearing the same shirt he was wearing in the airport and waving a red "Trump 2020 Keep America Great" flag, hooked with the U.S. flag, court documents stated. He alerted U.S. Capitol Police agents at the airport who detained Lolos. FBI agents responded to interview Lolos and reported that he admitted he was in the video.

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Stephanie Hazelton

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  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 22, 2021
  • Home state: New Jersey
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted buildings or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; Obstructing or impeding law enforcement officer udring civil disorder and obstructing federally protected functions and aiding and abetting.

What happened

In a criminal complaint, the FBI reports Hazelton was seen near a tunnel where officers were trying to hold back a riot and whee the crowd had attacked an officer, beating him with metal pipes and a pole with a U.S. flag. At one point, Hazelton called for "more men, we need more men, keep going, keep pushing," and at another point for ※helmets, more helmets,§ the FBI stated. She was identified by a New Jersey State Police officer who interacted with her last year during protests at the New Jersey statehouse.

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Andrew C. Ericson

Andrew C. Ericson
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 22, 2021
  • Home state: Oklahoma
Charges

Unlawful entry on restricted building or grounds; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Ericson documented his participation in the Capitol riots on Snapchat, according to the FBI, which included photos of him at 3:30 p.m. taking a selfie in a mirror and a photo of him with his feet up on a table in the House of Representatives Speaker's conference room. The FBI reported a witness saw livestreamed video from Ericson taking what appeared to be a beer out of a refrigerator in an office. One video was timestamped 2:21 p.m. and another was marked 2:24 p.m.

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Marissa Suarez

Marissa Suarez
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 22, 2021
  • Home state: New Jersey
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Suarez resigned as a Monmouth County, New Jersey, jail corrections officer after the FBI charged her for illegally entering the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. The Monmouth County Sheriff's office reported to the FBI that local police had received a tip and video clips Suarez had filmed, according to court records. Suarez had been scheduled to work on Jan. 6, but used an emergency holiday.

One of the videos shows Patricia Todisco, who traveled with Suarez to Washington D.C., at the Senate Wing door entrance in the Capitol, the FBI stated. A Monmouth County Sheriff's lieutenant who trained Suarez confirmed her voice is on the video, the FBI said, and in one video, Suarez can be heard yelling "our house." Court records show both women were pictured outside the Senate wing door entrance at about 3:06 pm, and at 3:20 p.m. Suarez sent a text saying "Sooo we've stormed Capitol Hill lol."

On Jan. 7, court records show, Suarez sent a text elaborating: "When we found out pence (expletive) us, we all stormed the Capitol building and everyone forced entry and started breaking (expletive).. it was like a scene out of a movie." Another text in the records stated: "After that video, the cops started tear gassing.. then they let us in again.. and once we saw they were letting us in without force, trish and I went in."

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Patricia Todisco

Patricia Todisco
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 22, 2021
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Todisco drove to D.C. with her friend Marissa Suarez, a New Jersey corrections officer, where they joined the Capitol riot, the FBI stated in court documents. The FBI retraced their travels using license plate readers on I-95. Todisco, wearing a toque with a puff on top and a hooded parka, shows up in a video Suarez took as they were entering the Capitol at the Senate wing door, and both women appear in security footage, the FBI stated. The documents also allege the pair was in Sen. Jeffrey Merkley's private "hideaway" office inside the Capitol.

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Jeffrey Sabol

  • Age: 51
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 22, 2021
  • Home state: Colorado
Charges

Obstructing, impeding or interfering with any law enforcement officer during the commission of a civil disorder.

What happened

Sabol was a part of a group that grabbed a Metropolitan Police Department officer as he was guarding the interior of the Capitol building and dragged him down exterior stairs, the Department of Justice said in a news release. Sabol and others forced the officer prone and struck him in the head and body repeatedly, the release said, and Sabol, wearing a jacket, black helmet, green backpack and black gloves, can be seen in photos holding what appears to be a police baton across the officer's neck.

When police pulled Sabol over in New York after reports of erratic driving, the FBI reported, Sabol was bloody and told police that his wounds were self inflicted, that he'd been "fighting tyranny" at the Capitol and that he was wanted by the FBI.

After spending several days in a Westchester, New York, hospital, Sabol was arrested and was being held without bail after a prosecutor said during a court hearing that Sabol had booked a flight from Boston to Zurich, Switzerland, where he would not face extradition, the Associated Press reported.

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Scott Fairlamb

  • Age: 43
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 22, 2021
  • Home state: New Jersey
Charges

Certain acts during civil disorder; assaulting a federal officer; knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; carrying a dangerous weapon; volent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

The FBI received reports from several tipsters about Fairlamb's actions at the Capitol as shown in videos he posted to Facebook, some of which he later deleted, the FBI stated. He was identified as the man in a camouflage jacket and bright red shoes who shoved and punched an officer in the head on the west front of the Capitol. Another tipster found video on Fairlamb's Facebook account of him carrying a collapsible baton and stating: "What Patriots do? We (expletive) disarm them and then we storm (expletive) the Capitol," court records show. Another tipster identified a photo of Fairlamb standing in scaffolding.

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Christopher Kelly

  • Home state: New York
Charges

Obstruction of an official proceeding; aiding and abetting; unlawful entry to restricted building or grounds; violent entry and disorderly conduct

What happened

A source tipped the FBI to Kelly's Facebook page, court records show, identifying the following post from Dec. 28, 2020: ※&When good men do nothing, evil triumphs. Evil, sin and sinful men must be opposed. God commands those who are good, not just to avoid evil but actively oppose it.* Where will you be on 1/6?§ The FBI stated Kelly posted of plans to travel to D.C. with his brother, an ex-NYPD officer and some Proud Boys. He added: "This will be the most historic event of my life."

Kelly later posted photos in a Facebook messenger chat taken inside the Capitol, the court record showed, as well as messages at 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 6 that stated, "Tear gas, police, stopped the hearing, they are all headed to the basement," and "(expletive) these snakes. Out of OUR HOUSE."

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Dustin Thompson

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 22, 2021
  • Home state: Ohio
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; theft of government property

What happened

Capitol police found Thompson and Robert Lyon in a secure zone at the Capitol after the riot and stopped them because Thompson had a coat rack that appeared to come from the Capitol. Thompson fled, according to records, but Lyon cooperated and gave his ID to police. The FBI interviewed Lyon at his home later, and he allowed agents to download his correspondence with Thompson and his photos.

According to court records, Lyon sent a message to Thompson, saying, "We need to get the (f---) out with this trophy.§ Lyon told the FBI that he hadn't been in the building but that he thought Thompson had after he returned with the coat rack. Capitol police identified the coat rack from its barcode and matched it to a room where surveillance footage showed Lyon enter the Capitol with Thompson and the men leave with Thompson holding the coat rack, court records said.

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Robert Lyon

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 22, 2021
  • Home state: Ohio
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Capitol police found Lyon and Dustin Thompson in a secure zone at the Capitol after the riot and stopped them because Thompson had a coat rack that appeared to come from the Capitol. Thompson fled, according to records, but Lyon cooperated and gave his ID to police. The FBI interviewed Lyon at his home later, and he allowed agents to download his correspondence with Thompson and his photos.

According to court records, Lyon sent a message to Thompson, saying, "We need to get the (f---) out with this trophy.§ Lyon told the FBI that he hadn't been in the building but that he thought Thompson had after he returned with the coat rack. Capitol police identified the coat rack from its barcode and matched it to a room where surveillance footage showed Lyon enter the Capitol with Thompson and the men leave with Thompson holding the coat rack, court records said.

Andrew Bennett

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 26, 2021
  • Home state: Maryland
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in a physical violence against any person or property in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

The FBI received a tip about Bennett streaming a Facebook live video from inside the Capitol. According to court records, the FBI obtained a search warrant from Facebook which showed Bennett streamed at least four live videos that afternoon, which geolocation data put in the vicinity of the Capitol.

Records in the case say in one video Bennett shouts, "no destruction!" but that in another he joins a chant of "break it down!" The records assert that was related to the door of the Speaker's Lobby, where 35-year-old Ashli Babbitt was shot and killed by a sworn employee of Capitol police. Court records indicate the gunshot can be heard in one of Bennett's videos.

The FBI searched Bennett's home, where it found a Proud Boys hat that matched one he was wearing in the videos. During an interview, he admitted to entering the Capitol.

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Anthony Mariotto

Tony Mariotto
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 22, 2021
  • Home state: Florida
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

A friend of Marriotto's tipped off the FBI that they saw a photo and videos from inside the Capitol on his now-deleted Facebook account. The tipster shared a screenshot of a photo that showed Mariotto in the Senate gallery with the caption, "I*m in And there are just a few This is our house§

According to court records, an FBI agent interviewed Mariotto by phone and he admitted to entering the Capitol but said he did so because he "was being part of history." Mariotto told the agent he knew he wasn't allowed in the building and "would accept full responsibility for his actions," records show. Mariotto later met an FBI agent and allowed access to his phone, where the agent found the selfie and videos recorded in the Capitol during the riot.

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Kevin Strong

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 21, 2021
  • Home state: California
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; knowingly engaging in disorderly or disruptive conduct in any restricted building or grounds; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Two witnesses identified Strong, who works for the Federal Aviation Administration. One witness told the FBI that Strong changed over the past several months, telling others to prepare for martial law and what World War III would come on Jan. 6, according to court records. The witness said Strong ascribed to the QAnon conspiracy and believed he had "Q clearance," both of which Strong admitted to during an interview with the FBI.

The FAA internal investigations branch told the FBI that Strong could be seen inside the Capitol in news coverage of the riot. In an interview with the FBI, Strong admitted to being in the Capitol and shared photos and video he took from inside the building

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Bradley Weeks

Bradley Weeks
  • Age: 43
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 21, 2021
  • Home state: Florida
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Five different informants offered information to the FBI about Weeks. An FBI statement attributed these remarks to Weeks as he recorded video during Capitol breach: ※*We*ve reached the steps. We*ve had to climb scaffolding. We*ve had to climb ladders. We*ve had to break things to get through, but we*ve gotten through*."

※*We*ve gotten through, and we are going to take back the Capitol! We*re taking back our country! This is our 1776! This is where it*s gonna happen! This is where Tyranny will fall! This is where America will rise! Look at this, America! Look at this!"

Photos he posted show Weeks inside the building, according to court records, and he confirmed that to the Baker County Press.

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Dominick Madden

Dominick Madden
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 21, 2021
  • Home state: New York
Charges

Knowingly enter or remain in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority to do; Knowingly, and with intent to impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of government business or official functions, engage in disorderly or disruptive conduct in, or within such proximity to, any restricted building or grounds when, or so that, such conduct, in fact, impedes or disrupts the orderly conduct of government business or official functions; Utter loud, threatening, or abusive language, or engage in disorderly or disruptive conduct, at any place in the grounds or in any of the Capitol buildings with the intent to impede, disrupt, or disturb the orderly conduct of a session of Congress or either House of Congress; Parade, demonstrate, or picket in any of the Capitol buildings

What happened

Surveillance video puts Madden in the Capitol for about 13 minutes, entering through the Senate Wing door at 2:59 p.m. and leaving through the same door at 3:12 p.m., according to the FBI. Wearing a QAnon shirt, he was also seen on video in the Crypt area. Using a telephone number provided by his employer, the New York City sanitation department, the FBI found a Telegram account with a photo of him, also wearing a QAnon shirt.The agency tracked his trip to and from Washington, DC. using license plate readers in New Jersey and Maryland. Records show Madden was out on sick leave and has been suspended by his employer.

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Nolan Cooke

Nolan Cooke
  • Age: 22
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 21, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Acts during civil disorder; entering or remaining on restricted buildings or grounds and disorderly or disruptive conduct in or near restricted buildings or grounds; unlawful activites on Capitol grounds

What happened

Three different people alerted the FBI that they saw social media posts from Cooke inside the Capitol and that he was recording on a GoPro camera that day, according to court records. The Snapchats had been deleted, but the FBI found a TikTok video of a crowd shoving police officers outside the Capitol. On Cooke's Instagram, the FBI found a photo of him with a woman in front of the Capitol with the caption, "I wouldn*t want anyone other than you with me to take on the revolution.§

During an interview with the FBI, Cooke confirmed the posts were his, that he was part of a crowd that pushed past police officers and that he used a flag pole to bang on a window.

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Christopher Grider

  • Age: 39
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 21, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Government property or contracts; knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Grider provided video to and appeared in a news segment with KWTX on Jan. 6, telling a reporter via video conference that he was in the Capitol and present near the Speaker's Lobby, where 35-year-old Ashli Babbitt was shot and killed, according to court records. In the interview, he said, "The president asked people to come and show their support. I feel like it*s the least that we can do, it*s kind of why I came from central Texas all the way to D.C.§

The FBI used video from open sources showing Grider was there as a crowd attempted to break down the lobby doors. According to court documents, the videos show Grider in the Capitol rotunda and hallway before he made it to the door of the Speaker's Lobby; handing a helmet to another man, which he used to strike the glass doors; and pushing and kicking the lobby doors. The video shows Grider remaining near the lobby minutes after Babbitt was shot and, according to court records, "leaning over the railing to get a better glimpse of Babbitt bleeding on the floor. Grider was holding his phone over the stairway appearing to capture a video or pictures of Babbitt."

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Henry P. Muntzer

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Henry P. Muntzer
  • Age: 52
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 21, 2021
  • Home state: Montana
Charges

Entering a restricted building or grounds and unlawful entry or disorderly conduct

What happened

Muntzer posted to Facebook while he was in the Capitol, the FBI says, including a video overlooking a lower level balcony while he narrates: "Here's the video when we storm the capitol and got above the guards." He also posted a YouTube video, saying he had been inside the Capitol for about an hour.

The FBI also stated in December that he shared a meme on Facebook showing President Trump encouraging people to attend a "wild" rally on Jan. 6, and offered to pay the expenses for others to go. The Dillon Tribune, a local newspaper, reported that Muntzer has at times had murals supporting QAnon painted on the wall of his appliance business.

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Michael J. Foy

Michael J. Foy
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 21, 2021
  • Home state: Michigan
Charges

Knowingly enter or remain in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; obstruction of law enforcement; forcibly assault, resist oppose, impede, intimidate, or interfere with any officer of the United States; aiding and abetting; and obstruct, influence, or impede any official proceeding of Congress.

What happened

Photos taken during the riot show Foy carrying a hockey stick and using it to strike a group of Metropolitan Police officers who had been knocked down and dragged into the crowd of rioters, the FBI said in an affidavit. The beating went on for 16 seconds until Foy was knocked down by another rioter, after which he raised the stick above his head in celebration.

Later, the FBI stated the same man is shown crawling through a broken window in the Capitol, according to the FBI, which identified Foy based in part on photos from a Trump rally last fall. Foy is a U.S. military veteran.

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Patrick Stedman

Patrick Stedman
  • Age: 32
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 21, 2021
  • Home state: New Jersey
Charges

Entering a restricted building or grounds and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

What happened

The self-identified dating and relationship strategist, with 25,600 followers on Twitter, posted a video at 3:52 p.m. Jan. 6 discussing his participation in the riot, the FBI said. "I was pretty much in the first wave, and we broke down the doors and climbed up the back part of the Capitol building and got all the way into the chambers," Stedman says in the video.

Witnesses identified Stedman to the FBI, including one who said Stedman lives with his parents and had encouraged his fans to join him in Washington on Jan. 6, a date he said would eventually be "a national holiday akin to the 4th of July." In another post, captured in a screenshot by the FBI, Stedman said the videos of fights between police and protestors were "unlike any of the dynamics I saw."

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Garret A. Miller

Garret A. Miller
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 20, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted buildings or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; Obstructing or impeding any official proceeding; Certain acts during civil disorder

What happened

Miller made multiple posts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram about his involvement in the Capitol riot, including a selfie in the rotunda, according to court documents. After being asked about getting in the building, he replied: "just wanted to incriminate myself a little lol.§ Surveillance footage showed Miller in the Capitol, the FBI said. Court records show after the riot, he made numerous tweets about his actions that day. In one, he said, ※They are right next time we bring the guns.§ In another, he tweeted at Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, saying "Assassinate AOC." According to court records, Miller wrote the Capitol police sworn employee who shot and killed 35-year-old Ashli Babbitt was "not going to survive long.§

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Joseph R. Biggs

Joseph R. Biggs
  • Age: 37
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 20, 2021
  • Home state: Florida
Charges

Corruptly did obstruct, influence, or impede an official proceeding before Congress; Knowingly enter or remain in a restricted building or grounds, i.e., the U.S. Capitol, without lawful authority; Willfully and knowingly engage in disorderly or disruptive conduct, at any place in the grounds or in any of the Capitol buildings with the intent to impede, disrupt, or disturb the orderly conduct of a session of Congress or either House of Congress

What happened

Biggs is a Florida-based organizer of Proud Boys events, the FBI said in an affidavit. It says the group describes itself as a "pro-Western fraternal organization for men who refuse to apologize for creating the modern world; aka Western Chauvinists." Communications sent by organizers, including Biggs, encouraged members to attend the Jan. 6 demonstration, and not to wear their normal black and yellow colors, but rather dress to blend in, the affidavit states.

The FBI identified Biggs in photos on the east side of the Capitol, and in video footage livestreamed of people entering the Capitol within 20 seconds after a window was broken and a door was opened from the inside. In a video, someone asks: "Hey Biggs, what do you gotta say?" The person the FBI identified as Biggs says "This is awesome!" The affidavit is among several that describe walkie-talkie style communication devices used by some of the rioters.

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Karl Dresch

Karl Dresch
  • Age: 40
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 20, 2021
  • Home state: Michigan
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and impeding or disrupting official functions; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; obstructing an official proceeding.

What happened

Dresch took photos inside the Capitol and posted them on social media, according to an FBI statement of facts. The FBI statement includes a screenshot of a post by Dresch that states, "antifa did not take the capitol. that was patriots. ... don't give them the thunder, we the people took back our house ... " He also posted to Facebook that the Patriots were in the Capitol.

At 5:17 p.m. on Jan. 6, Dresch sent a photo of himself at the Capitol, with a message that said "Just had a beer on our front porch." He also sent a photo of himself inside the Crypt in the Capitol with the John Caldwell Calhoun statue.

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Jesus Rivera

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Jesus Rivera
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 20, 2021
  • Home state: Florida
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; knowingly, with intent to impede government business or official functions, engaging in disorderly conduct, disorderly or disruptive conduct, parading or demonstrating or picketing in the Capitol buildings.

What happened

The FBI said it identified Rivera based on videos he posted via Facebook Live, according to court documents. In one one video, he said: "I'm about to take my ass to the middle of the state capitol and see what's going on." In a footnote, the FBI explains that since he's in Washington DC and videos placed him in the crypt of the U.S. Capitol "it's safe to assume me meant the national U.S. Capitol."

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Tam Dinh Pham

Tam Dinh Pham
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 20, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

What happened

Pham had been a police officer for 18 years, but resigned from the Houston Police Department on Jan. 14, two days after agents from the Joint Terrorism Task Force interviewed him at his home. Agents said he initially said he had not been in the Capitol during the riot, but a search of his phone turned up photos he took in the Capitol during the riot, based on time stamps on the photos, arresting documents state. Pham told the agents he walked into the Capitol and looked around and was there 10 to 15 minutes, pausing for photos next to a Trump 2020 flag.

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Samuel Fisher

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Samuel Fisher
  • Age: 35
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 20, 2021
  • Home state: New York
Charges

Unlawful entry on restricted grounds and disorderly conduct on restricted grounds

What happened

Fisher traveled to Washington D.C. with multiple firearms and a bulletproof vest before the Capitol riot, the FBI said in a complaint. For weeks, Fisher made Facebook posts discussing his intent, the FBI said in the complaint, which lists several posts and photos he shared. For example, on Dec. 3 he posted "We must stand up to these people and take our world back" and "It's time to bring the pain upon them."

On Jan. 6, the complaint says, Fisher posted an image of two guns, saying he would maybe take the pistol inside with him and leave the rifle and bulletproof vest in his vehicle in the parking garage, "and if it kicks off I got a Vest and My Rifle." On Jan. 7, someone asked him on Facebook if he got to the "front lines." He said that he did: "people died ... but it was ...(expletive) great if you ask me. .... seeing cops literally run ... was the coolest thing ive ever seen in my life."

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Thomas Edward Caldwell

  • Age: 65
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 19, 2021
  • Home state: Virginia
Charges

Conspiracy to commit an offense; Obstruction of an official proceeding; Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry or disorderly conduct

What happened

The FBI arrested Caldwell after Facebook posts indicated that he was involved in planning and coordinating the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol, which involved several other members of the group the Oath Keepers. At least two others from the large but loosely organized group were arrested after the riot.

The Oath Keepers believe that the federal government has been coopted by a shadowy conspiracy that is trying to strip American citizens of their rights, according to the FBI. The agency cites a Facebook message sent by Caldwell organizing the group to meet and stay at the Comfort Inn in Arlington.

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Gina Michelle Bisignano

Gina Michelle Bisignano
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 19, 2021
  • Home state: California
Charges

Civil disorder; Destruction of government property; Aiding and abetting; Obstruction of an official proceeding; Restricted building or grounds; Violent entry or disorderly conduct

What happened

The FBI says it received at least six tips identifying Gina Bisignano in the Capitol riot. In videos posted online from the siege, Bisignano identifies her first and last name, her place of residence, her Instagram account and the name of her business, which she yelled through a bullhorn to the crowd. She owns a lash and skincare business in Beverly Hills.

Other video cited by the FBI shows Bisignano in a crowd of rioters struggling with police officers in an attempt to enter the Capitol. The rioters are seen repeatedly using what appears to be a red aerosol spray on the officers, striking or attempting to strike the officers, and physically pushing the police line in an attempt to gain entry to the Capitol, according to court documents.

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Matthew Perna

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 19, 2021
  • Home state: Pennsylvania
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Using video posted to dailymotion.com, the public helped the FBI identify Perna inside the U.S. Capitol, wearing a red MAGA hoodie, using his cell phone to film, while chanting, ※U.S.A.§ The FBI complaint also found video on social media of Perna stating that he ※walked right into the Capitol building.§ According to court records, the person who identified Perna told the FBI that he believes Perna is a conspiracy theorist who supports QAnon.

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Gabriel Augustin Garcia

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 19, 2021
  • Home state: Florida
Charges

Certain acts during civil disorder, Aiding and abetting; Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Based on a tip from a Facebook user, the FBI found at least two Facebook Live videos uploaded from Garcia*s account from within the Capitol building on Jan. 6, according to court records. In one of the videos, Garcia turns to the camera, saying ※We just went ahead and stormed the Capitol. It*s about to get ugly.§ Around him, a large crowd chants, ※Our house!§ From the Rotunda of the Capitol, he can be seen calling for ※Nancy§ 每 presumably referencing the House speaker.

Court records say Garcia is a former U.S. Army Captain. According to the Miami Herald, he is a member of the Proud Boys and lost a race as a GOP candidate in the Florida House of Representatives last year.

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Jordan R. Mink

Jordan R. Mink
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 19, 2021
  • Home state: Pennsylvania
Charges

Unlawful entry on restricted building or grounds; unlawful injury to property; violent entry, destruction of government property valued at over $1,000; theft of government property, aiding and abetting.

What happened

Videos from the Capitol show Jordan Mink using a baseball bat to break out a window, the FBI stated, after matching the images with tattoos on his neck and fingers. The videos also show Mink handing property, including chairs, lamps and drawers from the interior of the Capitol through a broken window to others outside the window, the FBI stated.

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Patrick E. McCaughey

Patrick E. McCaughey
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 19, 2021
  • Home state: Connecticut
Charges

Assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain orfficers or employees; civil disorder; entering a restricted building or grounds; violent entry or disorderly conduct.

What happened

The FBI says McCaughey used a police riot shield to hold Officer Daniel Hodges of the Metropolitan Police Department against the lower west terrace door, even as the officer cried out in pain. In court documents, the FBI says another rioter ripped off Hodges' gas mask, exposing his bloodied mouth.

After McCaughey's arrest, the assistant director in charge of the FBI's Washington Field Office issued a statement: "Even after days of seeing so many shocking and horrific scenes from the siege on the U.S. Capitol, the savage beating of D.C. Metropolitan Police Officer Hodges stands out for the assailants' blatant disregard for human life. Patrick McCaughey's alleged actions were violent, barbaric, and cowardly."

People who recognized McCaughey in the video contacted the FBI. McCaughey also sent photos of himself at the Capitol to friends.

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Patrick Montgomery

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 19, 2021
  • Home state: Colorado
Charges

Knowingly enter or remain in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority to do

What happened

Several tipsters notified the FBI that Montgomery, a hunting and rafting guide, had posted photos inside the Capitol building on Jan. 6. The FBI said Montgomery told one of the tipsters in an email exchange that he is "deeply covered by the best Federal Defense lawers in the country," and that he "didn't storm the castle violently. My group was let in peacefully by the police we were talking to with respect."

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Mathew Capsel

  • Age: 27
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 26, 2021
  • Home state: Illinois
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; knowingly engages in any act of physical violence against any person or property in restricted buildings or grounds; forcibly assaulted, resisted, opposed, impeded, intimidated or interfered with any officer or employee of the United States; committed or attempted to obstruct, impede, or interfere with law enforcement officer lawfully engaged in the lawful performance of his duties.

What happened

The FBI received tips from the public identifying Mathew Capsel by videos on his Facebook account and distinctive tattoos, and stated he can be seen in video on social media fighting against National Guardsmen trying to hold a line with riot shields. The TikTok account identified as Capsel's by the FBI has continued to post TikTok videos since the riot.

In one, he tells his listeners who "stood strong" in DC to go home and let their families know "the truth" about what happened. In another, he said: "you think us taking and occupying the capitol building was bad ... try putting Mr. Trump in jail and see what happens, we're all coming, he won't be there long, mark my words."

Guy Reffitt

Guy Reffitt
  • Age: 48
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 18, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Knowingly and willingly commiting Obstruction of Justice

What happened

The FBI identified Reffitt in footage from the Capitol steps in which Reffitt - clad in a tactical vest, helmet and GoPro camera - appears to be flushing his eyes with water. According to court records, the FBI believed Reffitt crossed the police line and was sprayed with pepper spray, which was used by police and rioters, and bear spray, which rioters used that day.

After Reffitt returned to Texas, the FBI executed a search warrant on his house and interviewed his spouse, adult son and minor daugther. Reffitt's son told him in the days after Reffitt returned from Washington, he told the family "we stormed the Capitol" and that he needed to "erase everything." Reffitt's son told the FBI his father said if the son reported him that Reffitt would "do what he had to do," which the son took as a threat on his life. In an argument with his son and daugher, Reffitt told them, "If you turn me in, you*re a traitor and you know what happens to traitors...traitors get shot," his spouse told the FBI.

Reffitt's spouse said they didn't think he would act on that. His spouse identified him as a Three Percenter, which is a national extremist group.

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Vitali GossJankowski

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 18, 2021
  • Home state: Florida
Charges

Knowingly enter or remain in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority to do so; Knowingly, and with intent to impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of government business or official functions, engage in disorderly or disruptive conduct in, or within such proximity to, any restricted building or grounds when, or so that, such conduct, in fact, impedes or disrupts the orderly conduct of government business or official functions; and did so while using or carrying a dangerous weapon

What happened

The FBI received a call from Metropolitan Police that a suspect involved in the Capitol riot wanted to turn himself in regarding a wanted poster that included a picture of him. According to the FBI, videos and pictures show a man with a blue jacket trying to forcefully gain entry into the Capitol building by using a taser. One officer in the area suffered a heart attack following injuries from a taser. GossJankowski told authorities he never went inside of the building and that he went to the U.S. Capitol out of curiosity. He denied using the taser on the officer.

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Alex Kirk Harkrider

  • Age: 32
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 18, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Conspiracy and unlawful entry with dangerous weapon; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; aiding and abetting

What happened

The FBI used photo and video from social media, along with tips from witnesses, to identify Harkrider among the group that broke windows at the Capitol during the siege. The arresting documents cite a post with him and Ryan Nichols standing in front of a smashed window into Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi*s office and the statement ※We ain*t done yet! We just got started!§

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Ryan Taylor Nichols

  • Age: 30
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 18, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Conspiracy and unlawful entry with dangerous weapon; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; Civil disorder; Assault on a federal officer using a deadly or dangerous weapon; Aiding and abetting

What happened

The FBI used photo and video from social media, along with tips from witnesses, to identify Nichols among the group that broke windows at the Capitol during the seiege. The arresting documents cite a post with him and Alex Harkrider standing in front of a smashed window into Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi*s office and the statement ※We ain*t done yet! We just got started!§

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Jessica Watkins

Jessica Watkins
  • Age: 38
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 18, 2021
  • Home state: Ohio
Charges

Restricted building or grounds; violent entry or disorderly conduct; obstruction of an official proceeding

What happened

FBI records indicate Watkins went to D.C. for the riot as a member of The Oath Keepers, a large but loosely organized collection of militia who believe that the federal government has been coopted by a shadowy conspiracy that is trying to strip American citizens of their rights. Watkins social media states she*s a ※C.O. (commanding officer) of the Ohio State Regular Militia.§ The FBI cited a video that shows 8 to 10 individuals in paramilitary equipment aggressively approaching an entrance to the Capitol building. These individuals, who are wearing helmets, reinforced vests, and clothing with Oath Keeper paraphernalia, move in an organized and practiced fashion and force their way to the front of the crowd gathered around a door to the U.S. Capitol. Watkins posted to Parler a photograph of herself in the same Oath Keepers uniform. Watkins also confirmed on social media that she had led other members of the Oath Keepers in the incursion at the U.S. Capitol, records show.

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Emanuel Jackson

  • Age: 20
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 18, 2021
Charges

Assaulting an officer of the United States; Assaulting an officer of the United States with a deadly or dangerous weapon; Obstruction of an official proceeding; Unlawful entry and physical violence on restricted building or grounds; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

The FBI arrested Jackson, citing surveillance video of him at the capitol riots wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a tan military-style backpack, and a light blue surgical mask, which often fell below his mouth. Armed with a metal baseball bat, Jackson is seen in photos repeatedly striking a group of both U.S. Capitol and Metropolitan Police Department officers attempting to guard the Capitol, according to federal arresting documents. After the FBI posted his picture on fliers, Jackson turned himself in and admitted to taking part in the violent protest.

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Craig Bingert

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 18, 2021
  • Home state: Pennsylvania
Charges

Certain acts during civil disorder

What happened

At the advice of his attorney, Bingert contacted FBI agents in Philadelphia and offered to turn himself in for his role in the capitol siege. Body camera footage from the Metropolitan Police Department captured Bingert pushing a barricade into MPD officers to gain access to the Capitol. Wearing a military-style jacket, sunglasses and a red hat and carrying an American flag, at one point, he tells the crowd ※push them out of there,§ referring to the police.

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Jorge Riley

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 18, 2021
  • Home state: California
Charges

Obstructing or impeding any official proceeding; Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

From Jan. 6 through Jan. 8, Jorge Riley posted more than 150 messages, photographs, and videos on his public Facebook account detailing his actions in Washington D.C. during the Capitol riot, according to the FBI. They included messages such as, ※Hey We*re storming the Capitol # what are you doing?§ In a black leather jacket with black paint on his face and white feathers in his black braided hair, he took a selfie, apparently inside the Capitol building, with the caption ※I*m in the front where do you think I am.§ He also bragged about getting pepper sprayed. An active member of the California Republican Assembly identified Riley, who is from Sacramento. Riley served in a board position on the CRA, which describes itself as a "grassroots conservative organaization."

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Barton Shively

  • Age: 53
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 18, 2021
  • Home state: Pennsylvania
Charges

Aiding and abetting; Civil disorder; Forcibly assault, resist, oppose, impede, intimidate, or interfere with any officer or employee of the United States or of any agency in any branch of the United States government while engaged in or on account of the performance of official duties; Restricted building or grounds; Violent entry, obstruct or impede passage, engage in physical violence on grounds or any of the Capitol buildings

What happened

Responding to a wanted poster, a witness contacted the FBI field office in Harrisburg, Penn., with a tip about Shively. The FBI found Shivley, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the 1980s and 1990s. He admitted to driving to Washington D.C. with friends to attend the Trump rally on Jan. 6. He also admitted that after other protestors broke through the first set of barricades, he went through. ※I got caught up in the moment,§ he said, according to federal arresting documents. He also gave an interview to CNN about the riots.

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Sue Ianni

Sue Ianni
  • Age: 59
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 18, 2021
  • Home state: Massachusetts
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Sue Ianni, a Natick, Massachusetts Town Meeting member, was photographed by the Agence France-Presse inside the Capitol, according to the MetroWest Daily News in suburban Boston. She wore a blue jacket and had her fist raised in the air. The newspaper reported Ianni said: ※Too many people were arrested wrongly for a peaceful protest after being waved in by Capitol police.§ She had been tweeting statements since November that she believed the election was stolen. Ianni organized buses for Super Fun Happy America to take people to Washington D.C. for the January 6 rally and protest.

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Mark Sahady

  • Age: 46
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 18, 2021
  • Home state: Massachusetts
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Mark Sahady is vice president of an organization called "Super Fun Happy America," which brought supporters to the Capitol on Jan. 6. He was standing with Sue Ianni during the Jan. 6 riot in the Capitol, the FBI stated. Sahady organized a ※Straight Pride§ parade in Boston in 2019.

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Christopher Spencer

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 18, 2021
  • Home state: North Carolina
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; Obstruction of justice.

What happened

An informant turned Spencer in to the FBI, based on videos Spencer livestreamed on Facebook during the Capitol riot, including video of himself speaking to the camera, according to court documents. The FBI stated that in one video, he said: ※Bro, they stormed the Capitol, bro#pushed the cops out of the way, everything#took it over.§

Then, the crowd, including Spencer, rushed forward into the building, chanting ※Whose House? Our house!§ and ※Stop the steal!." The FBI also stated Spencer was on video with a group shouting to break down the door of the House of Representatives and yelling vulgarities at police officers.

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Michael Sparks

Michael Sparks
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 17, 2021
  • Home state: Kentucky
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; Obstructing law enforcement

What happened

The FBI received tips from three people identifying Sparks from photos in the Capitol. According to court records, one tipster identified Sparks as the first to climb through a broken window to enter the Capitol. Surveillance and other video footage show Sparks among a group of rioters led by Doug Jensen. In now viral video, Jensen is shown chasing officer Eugene Goodman up the stairs before Goodman lures them away from the Senate floor. According to court records, Sparks yelled at and confronted a Capitol officer.

A third tipster, "who knows Sparks well," provided the FBI screenshots from Sparks' Facebook account which show him preparing to travel to Washington. In one, he warned, "※TRUMP WILL BE YOUR PRESIDENT 4 more years in JESUS NAME. No need to reply to this just be ready for a lot of big events. Have radios for power loss etc. Love every body," according to court records.

Riley Williams

  • Age: 22
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 17, 2021
  • Home state: Pennsylvania
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

A former romantic partner "made several phone calls" to the FBI tipline in the days after the riot, identifying Williams from video footage and saying friends of Williams' showed the former partner video of her taking a computer or hard drive from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office. The former partner told the FBI that Williams intended to sell the device to a friend in Russia who would in turn sell it to Russia's foreign intelligence service but that the deal fell through. The FBI is still investigating.

According to court records, the FBI reviewed video from ITV and identified Williams as directing people from the crypt to go upstairs, which lead to Pelosi's office. In an interview at her Pennsylvania home, Williams' mother watched the video and confirmed it was her. Williams' father told the FBI he traveled with her to Washington but they did not stay together throughout the day.

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Simone Melissa Gold

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 17, 2021
  • Home state: California
Charges

Restricted building or grounds; Violent entry and disorderly conduct

What happened

The FBI says it received multiple calls and tips that Simone Gold and John Strand 每 both from California 每 were in the Capitol together during the Jan. 6 riot, according to a statement of facts document naming both suspects. Several images included in the FBI*s charging paperwork show the duo moving through the crowd inside the Rotunda. In a social media post, Strand wrote: ※I am incredibly proud to be a patriot today, to stand up tall in defense of liberty & the Constitution, to support Trump & #MAGAforever, & to send the message: WE ARE NEVER CONCEDING A STOLEN ELECTION.§

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John Herbert Strand

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 17, 2021
  • Home state: California
Charges

Restricted building or grounds; Violent entry and disorderly conduct

What happened

The FBI says it received multiple calls and tips that Simone Gold and John Strand 每 both from California 每 were in the Capitol together during the Jan. 6 riot, according to a statement of facts document naming both suspects. Several images included in the FBI*s charging paperwork shows the duo moving through the crowd inside the Rotunda. In a social media post, Strand wrote: ※I am incredibly proud to be a patriot today, to stand up tall in defense of liberty & the Constitution, to support Trump & #MAGAforever, & to send the message: WE ARE NEVER CONCEDING A STOLEN ELECTION.§

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Matthew Mazzocco

  • Age: 37
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 17, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

An anonymous tipster identified Matthew Mazzocco as of the rioters who seized the Capitol on Jan. 6, based on Facebook, including one post outside from building captioned ※The capitol is ours!§ According to the FBI, the tipster knew Mazzocco as a mortgage loan officer from San Antonio. Other social media footage shows him inside the Capitol building and wandering the halls, accordng to court records.

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Rasha Abual-Ragheb

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 17, 2021
  • Home state: New Jersey
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Knowingly engages in disorderly or disruptive conduct in any restricted building or grounds; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Chatting on Facebook under the name Rasha Abu, Abual-Ragheb participated in social media chats involving the New Jersey chapter of the American Patriot 3%, the FBI said. In November she advised civil war is coming and that people should rise up and fight for the Constitution. According to the FBI, she was born in Lebanon and moved to the United States 21 years ago. The agency identified her by comparing photos taken inside the Capitol, after a witness said Abual-Ragheb told her she went inside the Capitol during the riot.

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Jack J. Griffith

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Jack J. Griffith
  • Age: 25
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 16, 2021
  • Home state: Tennessee
Charges

Knowingly enter or remain in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority to do; and knowingly, and with intent to impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of government business or official functions, engage in disorderly or disruptive conduct

What happened

The FBI identified Jack Griffith after an informant reported he could be seen in videos wearing a red cap and clear glasses. The complaint includes a screenshot of a post authorities say Griffith wrote on his Facebook page under the name Juan Bibiano: "I even helped storm the capitol today, but it only made things worse. ... Why, God? Why? WHY HAVE YOU FORSAKEN US? Unless .... Trump still has a plan?"

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Damon M. Beckley

  • Age: 52
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 16, 2021
  • Home state: Kentucky
Charges

Unlawful entry of a restricted building and disorderly conduct

What happened

In a video taken inside the Capitol, Damon Beckley, wearing a Trump beanie, black cap and tan hood, tried to calm the crowd down in Statuary Hall. "We can go into this room if we all calm down. And if we commit to no violence, OK?" he said through a bullhorn, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported. Prior to the riot, the newspaper reported he gave an interview and stated: "If we're going to come back here and start a revolution and take all of these traitors out, which is what should be done, then we will!"

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Lisa Marie Eisenhart

Lisa Marie Eisenhart
  • Age: 56
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 16, 2021
  • Home state: Georgia
Charges

Conspiracy civil disorders; restricted buildings or grounds; violent entry or disorderly conduct

What happened

Lisa Marie Eisenhart traveled with her son, Eric Munchel, to Washington, D.C. The FBI obtained surveillance video from their hotel, the Grand Hyatt, showing them leaving to go to the rally. Video footage from inside the Capitol shows Eisenhart and Munchel near a mob trying to attack two Capitol police officers guarding the entrance to the Senate, the FBI wrote in a statement. The footage shows officers run past Eisenhart and Munchel, then the mother and son follow after them, each holding flex cuffs, the FBI stated.

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Edward Jacob Lang

  • Age: 25
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 16, 2021
  • Home state: New York
Charges

Assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers or employees; Civil disorder; Restricted building or grounds; Violent entry or disorderly conduct

What happened

After receiving a tip about Lang's identity, the FBI used his own social media postings as well as media and other open-source images to determine Lang was among those near the front of the crowd at the Capitol's west terrace door. In a screenshot from Lang's Instragram story, which the tipster gave to the FBI, Lang posted a photo of the door with a finger emoji pointing to his location. "This is me," he wrote on the image.

According to court records, the FBI matched those images with social media and photos and video showing a man resembling Lang don a Metro Police helmet, pick up a police shield and engage against officers.

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Blake Reed

Blake Reed
  • Age: 35
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 16, 2021
  • Home state: Tennessee
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

A photograph provided by a tipster in the case of Matthew Bledsoe showed him with a man in distinctive ski goggles and respirator, whom the FBI identified as Reed. The tipster provided photos of Reed in the googles and respirator from his Facebook account, and the FBI confirmed his identity with DMV records and other social media, including Pinterest and LinkedIn. The latter showed he went to high school with Bledsoe.

According to court records, Reed wrote on Facebook, ※We The People have spoken and we are pissed! No antifa, no BLM# We The People took the Capitol!§

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Jon Schaffer

Jon Schaffer
  • Age: 52
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 16, 2021
  • Home state: Indiana
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Disrupting the orderly conduct of government business; Knowingly engages in an act of physical violence against any person or property on any restricted building or grounds; Violent entry and disorderly conduct in a Capitol building; Engage in an act of physical violence in a Capitol building; Parade, demonstrate, or picket in a Capitol building

What happened

Schaffer, the front man of the heavy metal band Iced Earth, was identified to the FBI by "numerous" people after his photo was posted from the riot. According to court records, photos and surveillance video show Schaffer carrying bear spray and asserts he sprayed Capitol police with it and engaged "in verbal altercations" with officers.

Schaffer's hat says "Oath Keepers Lifetime Member," and court records show he previously attended a November MAGA march with the Oath Keepers, a national extremist group.

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Gracyn Courtwright

Gracyn Courtwright
  • Age: 23
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 16, 2021
  • Home state: West Virginia
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Knowingly engages in disorderly or disruptive conduct in any restricted building or grounds; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; Theft of government property (under $1,000)

What happened

The FBI received screenshots from Courtwright's now-deleted Instagram and Twitter accounts which show Courtwright outside the Capitol. In screen shots of Instragram direct messages the FBI obtained from a witness, Courtwright tells the witness that she was in the Senate chamber. The FBI confirmed she was in the Capitol from a Washington Post photo and surveillance footage from Capitol Police. In that footage, she is shown carrying a "Members Only" sign, which police took back from her.

Courtwright was identified in a report from kykernel.com at the University of Kentucky, where she is a senior, and her father told the FBI that she walked into the Capitol.

According to court records, on Jan. 6 or 7, Courtwright posted on Instagram, ※Infamy is just as good as fame. Either way I end up more known. XOXO.§

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Robert Gieswein

Robert Gieswein
  • Age: 24
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 16, 2021
  • Home state: Colorado
Charges

Assault on a federal officer; Aiding and abetting destruction of federal property; Obstruction of federal proceedings; Violent entry or disorderly conduct; Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority

What happened

Based on a review of video and photos taken during the Capitol riot, the FBI identified Gieswein by his "distinctive paramilitary gear." According to court records, those images show Gieswein push a temporary barrier against officers and spray them with an unknown substance, encourage other rioters to break a Capitol window and then enter the building through it and charge through the building.

According to the FBI's review of Gieswein's Facebook page, he is affiliated with the Three Percenters, a national extremist group. At the Capitol, he had a patch for Woodland Wild Dogs, "a paramilitary training group," on his tactical vest.

Valerie Ehrke

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 16, 2021
  • Home state: California
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Knowingly, with intent to impede government business or official functions, engaging in disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; Engaging in disorderly or disruptive conduct on Capitol buildings or grounds; Parading, demonstrating, or picketing in the Capitol buildings

What happened

The FBI received a tip that Ehrke posted a video from inside the Capitol on her Facebook page. Video posted the afternoon of the riot on Ehrke's page is captioned, "We made it inside, right before they shoved us all out. I took off when I felt pepper spray in my throat! Lol.§

In an interview, Ehrke told the FBI that she heard President Donald Trump speak that morning before returning to her hotel. She went to the Capitol after seeing people entering the building.

According to court records, Ehrke's profile page included a photo of a flaming Q and map commonly associated with Q Anon, a far-right fringe conspiracy group that baselessly believes a "deep-state" apparatus operates a child sex trafficking ring and is trying to bring down President Donald Trump.

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Leo Kelly

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 16, 2021
  • Home state: Iowa
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry with intent to disrupt the orderly conduct of official business and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

The night of the riot, Kelly appeared in a video posted by a "self-described nonprofit Internet service emphasizing traditional Judeo-Christian principles" in which he says he was on the Senate floor, according to court records. He said he prayed there, and he shared a video from the dais with the nonprofit.

In an interview with The Gazette on Jan. 11, he admitted to entering the Capitol and said, "&I understand there could be consequences for what happened and I will accept those and deal with them.*§

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Donovan Crowl

Donovan Crowl
  • Age: 50
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 16, 2021
  • Home state: Ohio
Charges

Restricted building or grounds; Violent entry or disorderly conduct; Obstruction of an official proceeding

What happened

Court records identify Crowl as a member of the Ohio State Regular Militia, a "dues-paying subset" of the Oath Keepers. Members of the national extremist group "believe that the federal government has been coopted by a shadowy conspiracy that is trying to strip American citizens of their rights," according to court records, and specifically focus recruitment on former military, law enforcement and first responders.

The FBI reviewed footage from the riot showing people in reinforced vests, helmets and Oath Keepers paraphrenalia "aggressively" approaching the Capitol. The FBI confirmed Crowl's identity from DMV records, social media and a profile about Crowl in The New Yorker.

In the article, Crowl told writer Ronan Farrow that he was a member of the Ohio State Regular Militia and Oath Keepers and admitted to being in the Capitol that day. Farrow wrote that Crowl's views had become "increasingly radical in recent years, both in his support of Trump and in his expression of racist views." Crowl, who served with the U.S. Marine Corps in the Persian Gulf in 1990, was among the men in uniform breaching the doors of the Capitol, the New Yorker story said.

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Thomas Fee

  • Age: 53
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 16, 2021
  • Home state: New York
Charges

What happened

The FBI received a tip from a witness who works for the United States Diplomatic Security Service, who knows Fee. According to court records, Fee took a selfie and a video in the Capitol rotunda and sent it to the witness. Fee told the witness he was ※at the tip of the spear.§

Nicolas Moncada

Nicolas Moncada
  • Age: 20
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 16, 2021
  • Home state: New York
Charges

What happened

Public safety officials at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York contacted the FBI and reported that faculty and students identified Moncada in social media posts from the Capitol. They provided screenshots from Instagram and Twitter accounts with Moncada's name. The images show selfies and video of rioters entering the Capitol. The FBI got a search warrant for Moncada's Facebook and Twitter accounts, which show images supporting those from the school. In response to an Instagram comment on one of the videos asking what was going on, Moncada replied, ※Storming the Capitol Building.§

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Dominic Pezzola

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Dominic Pezzola
  • Age: 43
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: New York
Charges

Obstruction of an official proceeding, destruction of government property and illegally accessing a restricted area.

What happened

A witness told the FBI Pezzola and others said they intended to kill Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Mike Pence, and that they intended to return to Washington on Inauguration Day to "kill every single 'mf-er' they can."

Pezzola used a Capitol Police shield to break an exterior window and then went inside. He posted a video of himself smoking a cigar and saying, "Victory smoke in the Capitol, boys. ... I knew we could take this (expletive) over if we tried hard enough," according to the FBI complaint.

Records show Pezzola is a registered Democrat.

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Jenna Ryan

Jenna Ryan
  • Age: 50
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and one count of disorderly conduct on Capitol Grounds

What happened

Jenna Ryan, of Frisco, Texas, is a real estate agent who prosecutors say took a private jet to Washington last week for the Jan. 6 rally. In a Twitter post she said: "It was one of the best days of my life." She also was pictured on a now-deleted Facebook live video saying, "Life or death, it doesn't matter. Here we go," as she approached the entrance to the Capitol.

Justin Stoll

  • Age: 40
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: Ohio
Charges

Making interstate threats and threatening a witness

What happened

Justin Stoll posted videos to Clapper and YouTube about his participation in the Capitol riot, according to the FBI. When a commenter said they had saved Stoll's video, the FBI said, Stoll threatened the commenter.

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Matthew Bledsoe

Matthew Bledsoe
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: Tennessee
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

What happened

Matthew Bledsoe shot video of himself, wearing a U.S. flag gaiter, walking through the outer door of the Capitol and posted it on social media, the FBI states in an arrest complaint. The agency recieved a tip, which also pointed to a quote by Bledsoe's wife on Facebook. "Matt was inside the Capitol, he was one of the first. .. My husband is a Patriot solider."(sic)

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Joshua Lollar

  • Age: 39
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and impeding or disrupting official functions, obstructing or impeding law enforcement officer during civil disorder obstructing federally protected functions, and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

A tip reported to the FBI noted Joshua Lollar posted numerous selfies of himself on the Capitol grounds and live video inside the Capitol. An FBI statement indicates he wore a red "Make America Great Again" cap and an armored vest. In a Facebook post at 7:34 p.m. on Jan. 6, he wrote that he had been gassed and fought with police. "I don*t know what we can do, but I*m trying my best to get it done peaceful. We can*t loose [sic] our America.§

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David C. Mish, Jr.

David C. Mish, Jr.
  • Age: 42
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: Wisconsin
Charges

Unlawful entry on restricted buildings or grounds, and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

David Mish reached out to the Metropolitan Police Department on Jan. 7 with information about the death of Ashli Babbitt, the FBI stated. A department detective interviewed Mish the next day, the FBI stated, and Mish said he was with several people who went into a bathroom adjacent to the speaker's lobby and that he objected when the group broke a mirror . Mish described Babbitt saying to the officer at the doorway, ※Just open the door. They*re not gonna stop," referring to the crowd gathered at the doorway. Mish also said he had cell-phone video showing him near the speaker's door.

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Robert Bauer

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: Kentucky
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

An anonymous caller made a tip to an FBI line saying Robert Bauer and his wife were at the Jan. 6 rally with a cousin, Edward Hemenway. Bauer and Hemenway say they walked toward the Capitol at the direction of President Trump and Bauer's wife went back to her hotel. Bauer and Hemenway told the FBI that after they entered the Capitol, a police officer hugged them, shook their hands and said, "It's your house now."

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Edward Hemenway

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: Virginia
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

An anonymous caller made a tip to an FBI line saying Robert Bauer and his wife were at the Jan. 6 rally with a cousin, Edward Hemenway. Bauer and Hemenway say they walked toward the Capitol at the direction of President Trump and Bauer's wife went back to her hotel. Bauer and Hemenway told the FBI that after they entered the Capitol, a police officer hugged them, shook their hands and said, "It's your house now."

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Emily Hernandez

  • Age: 20
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: Missouri
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds; Disorderly conduct which impedes the conduct of government business; Steal, sell, convey or dispose of anything of value of the United States; Disruptive conduct in the Capitol buildings; Parading, demonstrating, or picketing in the Capitol buildings

What happened

The FBI received three tips about the identity of a woman in ITV video holding a piece of a wooden sign that had been above House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office. According to court records, one of the tipsters shared screenshots from Hernandez's Snapchat account which show her in the rotunda holding the piece of wood from the sign, which the House curator estimated would cost $870 to replace.

Chad Barrett Jones

  • Age: 42
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: Kentucky
Charges

Assault on a federal officer; Certain acts during a civil disorder; Destruction of government property over $1,000; Obstruction of justice; Unlawful entry on restricted building or grounds; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

A family member identified a man in a video of the mob attempting to break the glass in the door to the speakers' lobby from video the Washington Post published of Ashli Babbitt, a 35-year-old Air Force veteran, being shot and killed by a sworn Capitol police employee. In the video, a man in a red jacket and gray cap strikes the windows to those doors at least 10 times, according to court records.

After seeing Jones on the news, the family member spoke with him and told him he needed to contact the FBI or an attorney. The FBI spoke with a friend of Jones', who said he spoke with him the day after the riot and that Jones said he was in trouble, according to court records.

Jacob Hiles

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: Virginia
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Knowingly, with intent to impede government business or official functions, engaging in disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; Parading, demonstrating, or picketing in the Capitol buildings

What happened

The FBI interviewed a witness who identified Hiles from two videos on his Facebook page and used other social media to confirm his presence in the Capitol during the riot. Hiles - who was wearing a "F--- ANTIFA" sweatshirt and, at times, tan goggles and a tan neck gaiter - posted photos taken inside the Capitol, according to court records. In the screenshot of one post, he wrote, "After being tear gassed for an hour, we entered the capitol, thousands of us."

Cody Page Carter Connell

  • Age: 27
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: Louisiana
Charges

Assaulting a federal officer; Obstructing law enforcement engaged in official duties incident to civil disorder; Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

A witness who knows both Connell and his cousin, Daniel Page Adams, shared video and photographs he took from the Capitol with the FBI. In a social media conversation the day after the riot, Connell said, "4 of us breached the cops blockade and us same 4 breached the Capitol."

According to court records, the FBI agent who investigated believes Connell intends to return to Washington the week of Jan. 18. A witness told the FBI that Connell "has communicated with at least two other individuals in Texas about purchasing long-rifle firearms, ammunition, and body armor to bring with them" and that Connell said "he was not returning to Louisiana unless he was in a body bag."

Daniel Page Adams

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Assaulting a federal officer; Obstructing law enforcement engaged in official duties incident to civil disorder; Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

A witness who knows both Adams and his cousin, Cody Page Carter Connell, shared video and photographs he took from the Capitol with the FBI. According to court records, the FBI also reviewed social media posts that show Adams at the front of a crowd on Capitol grounds pushing a police line. In a video, Adams appears to engage with police, chasing them up the steps and shouting "let's go!" to encourage the mob. The video ends with a thud and Adams holding his head. In a social media conversation the day after the riot, Connell said, "4 of us breached the cops blockade and us same 4 breached the Capitol."

Connell explained that Adams was his cousin, adding, "When we stormed the cops there was 8 of them and 4 of us so he got clubbed and shot with rubber bullet. But we pushed the cops against the wall, they dropped all their gear and left. That*s when we went to doors of Capitol building and breached it."

Bryan Betancur

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Bryan Betancur
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: Maryland
Charges

Restricted buildings or grounds; Unlawful activities on Capitol grounds, disorderly conduct; Unlawful activities on Capitol grounds, parades, assemblages and display of flags

What happened

Betancur is on probation for fourth-degree burglary, but court records indicate he has repeatedly violated the terms of his parole and probation. An affidavit in support of his charges describes him as a "self-professed white supremacist who has made statements to law enforcement officers that he is a member of several white supremacy organizations" and that after his release he "continued to engage racially motivated violent extremist groups on the internet." His probation officer contacted the FBI, sharing that Betancur told him he was in the Capitol on Jan. 6. He later recanted that, the probation officer said. The probation officer's supervisor granted Betancur's in-person request the day before the riot to travel to Washington to distribute Bibles with Gideon International.

Betancur's GPS monitor put him in the vicinity of the Capitol for three hours on the afternoon of Jan. 6, when the riot was happening, and social media photos show him with a Confederate flag on the scaffolding set up for the inauguration, according to court records.

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Couy Griffin

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: New Mexico
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority

What happened

Griffin, an Otero County, New Mexico, commissioner, went past barricades onto a restricted area on the Capitol steps during the riot. He founded Cowboys for Trump, and in a video posted to that group's Facebook page said he "climbed up on the top of the Capitol building and . . . had a first row seat.§ He went on to say he would return on Jan. 20, the date of President-elect Joseph Biden's inauguration, and "we could have a 2nd Amendment rally on those same steps that we had that rally yesterday. You know, and if we do, then it*s gonna be a sad day, because there*s gonna be blood running out of that building."

After media reports and his interviews showed him on the Capitol steps, Griffin spoke at a council meeting on Jan. 14, telling his colleagues that he was in the back of the crowd that pushed throug barricades. According to court records, he told the council he intends to return to Washington for the inauguration and has a rifle and revolver in his car.

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Andrew Hatley

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 19, 2021
  • Home state: South Carolina
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Knowingly, with intent to impede government business or official functions, engaging in disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; Engaging in disorderly or disruptive conduct on Capitol buildings or grounds; Parading, demonstrating, or picketing in the Capitol buildings

What happened

The FBI received a photo of Hatley from a witness showing two men with their faces partially covered in front of a statue of John Calhoun in the crypt at the Capitol from the day of the riot. The first witness told the FBI they had received it from a second witness, whom Hatley had shared it with directly. Hatley also shared his location with that second person through the Life360 app.

According to court records, the FBI subpoenad records from Life360 and they showed Hatley at the Capitol. Surveillance footage from Capitol Police showed a man in the same hat in the crypt. The FBI interviewed the second witness, who records describe as having "a close relationship" with Hatley, and that person provided three photographs they received from Hatley and confirmed his identity.

Brandon Fellows

  • Age: 26
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: New York
Charges

Restricted building or grounds; Violent entry or disorderly conduct

What happened

The FBI identified Fellows from tips, open-source photos and his own social media posts, which showed him wearing a distinctive USA jacket and fake orange beard at the Capitol. In a CNN interview, Fellows said people were smoking weed in "some Oregon room." According to court records, the FBI matched that with video Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) posted of damage to his office and a DLive streaming video posted on Twitter by far-right media personality Tim Gionet, also known as "Baked Alaska," which appeared to show Fellows with his feet up on the table in that office.

A Bloomberg story reported that Brandon Fellows drove to Washington after seing this tweet from Trump: "Big protest in D.C. on January 6th. Be there, will be wild."

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Samuel Camargo

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Home state: Florida
Charges

Civil disorder; Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authorty; Knowingly engages in disorderly or disruptive conduct in an restricted building or grounds; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

The FBI received a tip from a former classmate of Camargo's, who shared screen grabs from his Instagram and Facebook accounts. A second former classmate saved video Camargo posted to his Instagram story, which court records indicate place him on Capitol grounds and then show a clip at a door that supports "that this video shows Camargo actively struggling to gain entrance to the U.S. Capitol Building."

The FBI captured a Facebook post from Jan. 6 in which Camargo says, "I was involved in the events that transpired earlier today."

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Daniel Goodwyn

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 15, 2021
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

During a live stream from the Capitol, far-right media personality Tim Gionet, also known as "Baked Alaska," called Goodwyn out by name. A Capitol police officer told Goodwyn to leave, and Goodwyn called the officer an "oathbreaker" on the way out, according to court records.

The FBI confirmed his identity with an associate who was messaging Goodwyn on Instagram, where Goodwyn posted, "I didn*t break or take anything but I went inside for a couple of minutes.§ According to court records, Goodwyn is a self-professed member of the Proud Boys, an extremist group with ties to white nationalism.

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Vaughn Gordon

  • Age: 54
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 14, 2021
  • Home state: Louisiana
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and one count of parading, demonstrating or picketing in the Capitol buildings.

What happened

Vaughn Gordon wore goggles and a red white and blue scarf in photos at the Capitol. Images of his Facebook page show he posted ※Live inside the Congress building. It was worth the tear gas," the FBI stated. He was interviewed for a story in a Louisiana newspaper, The Advocate, stating he went into the building because tear gas drove him inside, according to the FBI complaint.

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Peter F. Stager

  • Age: 41
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 14, 2021
  • Home state: Arkansas
Charges

Civil disorder

What happened

A tip from an informant alerted the FBI that Peter Stager was the man seen in a video on Twitter using a pole with a U.S. flag attached to strike a Metropolitan Police Department officer.

The officer was blocking an archway as a group tried to breach the Capitol. The crowd dragged the officer down the stairs and he ended up on the ground, where he was beaten with "various objects," the FBI reported. An informant identified Stager in another video as the man saying: ※Everybody in there is a treasonous traitor. Death is the only remedy for what*s in that building.§

Stager told authorities he thought the person he was striking was a member of antifa, but the complaint states the back of the uniform clearly states Metropolitan Police. Stager also told the FBI he was "wired up" from being tear-gassed or pepper-sprayed.

Joshua M. Black

Joshua M. Black
  • Age: 44
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 14, 2021
  • Home state: Alabama
Charges

Entering a restricted building or grounds, violent entry and disorderly conduct

What happened

Joshua Black called the FBI and admitted he entered the Capitol. In a photograph taken inside, he's wearing a red hat, a camouflage jacket and yellow gloves, and bleeding from his left cheek. In a YouTube video posted two days after the riot, Black says he was hit in the face with a projectile, according to the FBI.

"Once we found out Pence turned on us and that they had stolen the election, like officially, the crowd went crazy. I mean it became a mob. We crossed the gate," he said, according to the FBI. "I wanted to get inside the building so I could plead the blood of Jesus over it. ... I just felt like the spirit of God wanted me to go in the Senate room, you know. So I was about to break the glass and I thought, no, this is our house, we don*t act like that."

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John Sullivan

John Sullivan
  • Age: 26
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 14, 2021
  • Home state: Utah
Charges

Restricted building or grounds; Civil disorders; Violent entry or disorderly conduct

What happened

Sullivan entered the Capitol during the riot, telling the FBI later that he was an activist and journalist even though he had no press credentials. He filmed extensively in the building, following the crowd up to the point where Ashli Babbitt, a 35-year-old Air Force veteran, was shot and killed by a Capitol Police officer at the entrance of the Speaker's Lobby. He gave the FBI a link to the YouTube account with the username JaydenX and shared a 50-minute video which the FBI confirmed he narrates at points.

According to court records, Sullivan encouraged the mob on and at times argued with officers to leave to avoid getting hurt. He says in the video, ※There are so many people. Let*s go. This s--- is ours! F--- yeah,§ according to the records.

Peter Harding

  • Age: 47
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 14, 2021
  • Home state: New York
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

The FBI reviewed social media posts that showed Harding inside the Capitol and also trying to set fire to camera equipment outside of the Capitol. Two days after the riot, Harding admitted to both to the Buffalo News. "We took the rest of the media equipment that was there," he told the newspaper. "We put it into a pile. That was a symbolic gesture. Nothing burned." The FBI stated Harding recorded a video the next day: "We learned how strong our numbers are. If we can take the Capitol building, there is nothing we can*t accomplish - county government, city government, town government, state government.§

Hunter Seefried

Hunter Seefried
  • Age: 23
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 14, 2021
  • Home state: Delaware
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Seefried entered the Capitol with his father, Kevin, through a broken window. Video on social media showed Hunter Seefried punching out glass in a window that had already been broken. During an interview with the FBI, Kevin Seefried said someone asked his son to help because he was wearing gloves.

Once inside, the men were part of a group that "verbally confronted" Capitol police officers. They were identified after one of Hunter Seefried's co-workers told the FBI the younger Seefried had been bragging about entering the Capitol with his father.

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Kevin Seefried

Kevin Seefried
  • Age: 51
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 14, 2021
  • Home state: Delaware
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Seefried entered the Capitol with his son, Hunter, through a broken window. Kevin Seefriend carried a Confederate flag through the halls of the Capitol. In an interview, he told the FBI the flag is usually displayed outside his home. While inside, the Seefrieds were part of a group that "verbally harassed" Capitol police officers, according to court records.

Seefried was identified after a co-worker of his son's reported to the FBI that Hunter Seefried had bragged about entering the Capitol with his father. In an interview, Kevin Seefried told the FBI that they had come to Washington to hear President Trump speak.

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Christine Priola

Christine Priola
  • Age: 49
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 14, 2021
  • Home state: Ohio
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; Unlawful activities on Capitol grounds, parades, assemblages and display flags

What happened

The former Cleveland Metropolitan School District occupational therapist resigned her job one day after the Capitol riot.

A photo of a woman resembling Priola was posted by the Metropolitan Police Department. Cleveland media outlets reported that her home was searched by the FBI.

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Jacob Fracker

Jacob Fracker
  • Age: 29
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 13, 2021
  • Home state: Virginia
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Off-duty police officers Jacob Fracker and Thomas Robertson posed under a statute of John Stark in the Capitol on Jan. 6, according to federal court records. They were charged for their role in the riots after the officers with the Rocky Mount (Va.) Police were identified in social media posts.

In a now-deleted Facebook post that was preserved as part of the charges against him, Fracker wrote, "Lol to anyone who*s possibly concerned about the picture of me going around... Sorry I hate freedom? #Not like I did anything illegal#y*all do what you feel you need to#§

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Thomas Robertson

Thomas Robertson
  • Age: 47
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 13, 2021
  • Home state: Virginia
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Off-duty police officers Thomas Robertson and Jacob Fracker posed under a statute of John Stark in the Capitol on Jan. 6, according to federal court records. They were charged for their role in the riots after the officers with the Rocky Mount (Va.) Police were identified in social media posts.

Robertson defended the pair's decision to enter the building, writing on social media that he was "willing to put skin in the game."

Federal court records quoted his social media, with Robertson commenting on Instagram that, ※CNN and the Left are just mad because we actually attacked the government who is the problem and not some random small business ... The right IN ONE DAY took the f***** U.S. Capitol. Keep poking us.§

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Nicholas Rodean

Nicholas Rodean
  • Age: 26
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 13, 2021
  • Home state: Maryland
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority to do, kowingly, and with intent to impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of governmnent business.

What happened

Along with a sweatshirt commemorating President Donald Trump*s 2017 inauguration, Nicolas Rodean also wore his company name badge when he was photographed inside the Capitol Wednesday. Rodean's employer fired him.

※After review of the photographic evidence, the employee in question has been terminated for cause,§ Navistar Direct Marketing said in a Facebook statement. ※While we support all employees* right to peaceful, lawful exercise of free speech, any employee demonstrating dangerous conduct that endangers the health and safety of others will no longer have an employment opportunity with Navistar Direct Marketing.§

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Klete Keller

Klete Keller
  • Age: 38
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 13, 2021
  • Home state: Colorado
Charges

Obstructing law enforcement engaged in official duties incident to civil disorder; Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

What happened

Olympic gold-medal swimmer Klete Keller was arrested after being identified in video from the Capitol riot. At 6-foot-6, Keller is a five-time Olympic medalist and three-time Olympian. His height helped the FBI identify him after SwimSwam published a story confirming Keller was in footage shot by TownHall. Keller wore a jacket with a U.S. Olympic patch in the video.

Keller had been listed as a real estate agent at Hoff & Leigh in Colorado, which issued a statement the day before Keller's arrest that he had resigned.

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee responded to reports of Keller's presence at the Capitol before his arrest without naming him. CEO Sarah Hirshland said, "I strongly condemn the actions of the rioters at the U.S. Capitol. They do not represent the values of the United States of America or of Team USA."

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Robert Keith Packer

Robert Keith Packer
  • Age: 56
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 13, 2021
  • Home state: Virginia
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry or disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

What happened

The "Camp Auschwitz" shirt Robert K. Packer was photographed wearing at the Capitol riots ultimately helped lead to his identification and arrest. In an affidavit accompanying an arrest warrant, the FBI noted they received a tip because someone in the community recognized Packer and had seen him wearing the shirt in the past.

The complaint noted the shirt, with a human skull and the phrase "Work brings freedom" appears to be a symbol of Nazi hate ideology.

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Kevin J. Lyons

  • Age: 40
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 13, 2021
  • Home state: Illinois
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Lyons posted a photo of a map to his Instagram on Jan. 5, saying: "I refuse to tell my children that I sat back and did nothing. I'm heading to DC to STOP THE STEAL!! #MAGA #KAG."

The arrest complaint states that he later posted a photo from the Capitol of a sign over the door to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office with a comment saying "WHOS HOUSE?!?!? OUR HOUSE!!"

Two days later, two FBI agents who interviewed Lyons at his home reported that he was evasive about whether he entered the Capitol, telling them he dreamed it and that in the dream, "people really didn't have much choice of where they were going because of the mob." When the agents asked to see his phone, he showed the officers the photo he posted on Instagram and agreed to upload two videos he recorded inside the Capitol to YouTube and email them the link. He eventually told the agents he had walked up the Capitol stairs and entered through its rear doors. He said he went into Pelosi's office where an armed police officer told him to get out.

Jenny Cudd

  • Age: 36
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 13, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Restricted building or grounds; Violent entry or disorderly conduct

What happened

A former candidate for mayor in Midland, Texas, Jenny Cudd, wearing a Trump flag as a cape, posted a video saying: ※We did break down Nancy Pelosi*s office door.§

※I*m proud of everything I was a part of today,§ the florist shop owner stated in another video clip. ※The government serves at the consent of the governed. Well, the governed are pissed off.§

The Midland Reporter Telegram reported that Cudd said she didn't do anything unlawful. The newspaper also reported Cudd said: ※When (Vice President) Pence betrayed us is when we decided to storm the Capitol.§

According to court records, the FBI tracked Cudd and Eliel Rosa, whom she was later arrested with, as they walked through the Capitol rotunda on the day of the riot.

Eliel Rosa

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 13, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Restricted building or grounds; Violent entry or disorderly conduct

What happened

Rosa was arrested with Jenny Cudd, who was photographed with him in the Capitol rotunda. Cudd, a former mayoral candidate in Midland, Texas, appeared in Facebook videos and in photos admitting to entering the Capitol. In a Facebook video, she said, "We did break down the Nancy Pelosi*s office door."

The FBI tracked Rosa and Cudd's movements in the rotunda using surveillance footage. In an interview with the FBI two days after the riot, Rosa admitted he and Cudd entered the Capitol.

Albert Ciarpelli

Albert Ciarpelli
  • Age: 65
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 13, 2021
  • Home state: New York
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Albert Ciarpelli drove from Syracuse to Washington, D.C., to attend the rally. After the rally he joined the crowd walking toward the Capitol, according to his statements to FBI agents. When he got there, he said he found a small door to the right of the main entrance open and he walked in and began taking pictures.

Ciarpelli told agents he took his time inside the building sight-seeing, and considered it a "little adventure." After 15 minutes, he felt he shouldn't be there and decided to leave. He told the agents when he tried to leave he got caught up in a mob pushing its way into the building.

When thinking back to that day, agents said he stated he was out of his mind and had never done anything like that before. He told them that on Oct. 28, he bought flights to Washington to attend the inauguration with his wife and a family member, but recently cancelled them.

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Robert Sanford

  • Age: 55
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 13, 2021
  • Home state: Pennsylvania
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Disorderly or disruptive conduct on Capitol grounds; Civil disorder; Assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers while engaged in the performance of official duties

What happened

After reviewing video footage and receiving a tip, the FBI identified Sanford as the man shown on video heaving a fire extinguisher from an elevated position on the Capitol steps toward a line of officers who were trying to hold back a mob of rioters. According to charging documents, the extinguisher ricocheted and hit three officers in the head, two of whom were wearing a helmet and one who was not.

The FBI received a tip from a friend of Sanford's who identified Sanford and said he had confessed that the FBI was looking for him, according to the documents. The friend told the agency Sanford recently retired from the Chester Fire Department.

Video taken that day captured Sanford wearing a knit cap with the letters ※CFD§ on the front, and the person who alerted the FBI confirmed it was Sanford. The tipster told the FBI Sanford said he was on the Capitol grounds that day.

Officials told the Wall Street Journal that the extinguisher Sanford is alleged to have thrown is different from the one that killed Officer Brian Sicknick.

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Andrew Williams

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 12, 2021
  • Home state: Florida
Charges

Disorderly conduct

What happened

Andrew Williams, a firefighter and paramedic with the city of Sanford, Florida, was arrested Jan. 12 and charged with disorderly conduct in the Capitol riot.

After Williams was spotted in viral photos from the riot, the city opened an investigation the next day.

Orlando's WESH 2 NBC affiliate reported his attorney said: "The President and the Capitol Police encouraged despicable behavior."

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Kevin D. Loftus

Kevin D. Loftus
  • Age: 52
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 12, 2021
  • Home state: Wisconsin
Charges

Unlawful entry; disorderly conduct

What happened

The Associated Press reported Loftus was charged with illegal entry and disorderly conduct on the grounds of the Capitol. Court documents stated Loftus posted on social media that he was "one of 700 inside" the Capitol.

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Josiah Colt

Josiah Colt
  • Age: 34
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 12, 2021
  • Home state: Idaho
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

CBS2 News, the affiliate in Boise, Idaho, reported Josiah Colt turned himself in at the Ada County Sheriff's Office on Jan. 12.

The FBI had posted a photo of him. In one photo, he*s clinging with one hand onto a ledge over the Latin inscription ※Annuit coeptis,§ which means ※God has favored our undertakings.§

According to court records, the FBI confirmed Colt's identity in a phone interview with a relative.

Colt issued a statement apologizing, saying he loved America and its people. ※I recognize my actions that have brought shame upon myself, my family, my friends, and my beautiful country. In the moment I thought I was doing the right thing."

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Thomas Baranyi

  • Age: 29
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 12, 2021
  • Home state: New Jersey
Charges

Restricted building or grounds; Violent entry or disorderly conduct

What happened

Baranyi identified himself in a WUSA-9 interview after the riot, telling a reporter that he was in the Capitol and near where a woman was shot. That woman was later identified as 35-year-old Air Force veteran Ashli Babbitt.

According to court records, the FBI reviewed video clips the Washington Post published of that shooting and identified Baranyi by matching him to his drivers license and his clothing and backpack to the interview clip. The video showed Baranyi standing near the door to the Speaker's Lobby, where Babbitt was shot.

Court records note that in Baranyi's WUSA-9 interview, he said, "We tore through the scaffolding, through flash bangs and tear gas, and blitzed our way in through all the chambers just trying to get into Congress or whoever we could get in to and tell them that we need some kind of investigation into this.§

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Kash Lee Kelly

  • Age: 32
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 12, 2021
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

After receiving tips about Kelly's presence in the Capitol during the riot, the FBI found a photo of Kelly standing on the pedestal of a statue in the building that he posted on Facebook. Law enforcement officers who have known Kelly for years confirmed his identity in screenshots, according to court documents. Kelly, who has nearly 380,000 Facebook followers, also gave an interview after the riot, which the FBI found on YouTube. In it, he says, ※We feel like our voices weren*t being heard, which is why we ran through that Capitol Building," according to court records.

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Timothy Hale-Cusanelli

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 12, 2021
  • Home state: New Jersey
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Disrupting the orderly conduct of government business; Violent entry and disorderly conduct in a Capitol building; Parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building; Obstructing a law enforcement officer during a civil disorder

What happened

Hale is enlisted in the Army Reserves, a contractor at Naval Weapons Station Earle and has a "Secret" security clearance and "access to a variety of munitions," according to court records. A confidential source with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service reported Hale-Cusanelli to the FBI after Hale-Cusanelli showed the source video on his phone showing him "making harassing and derogatory statements toward Capitol Police officers both inside and outside the Capitol building."

The confidential source told the FBI that Hale-Cusanelli is an "avowed white supremacist and Nazi sympathizer," according to court records. That source recorded a conversation with Hale-Cusanelli on Jan. 14 in which he admitted to entering the Capitol, to giving directions to others to "advance" and to taking a flag and flagpole that he saw another rioter throw at a Capitol police officer.

Michael Daughtry

  • Age: 58
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 12, 2021
  • Home state: Georgia
Charges

Restricted building or grounds

What happened

The Pelham, Georgia, Police Department began investigating Daughtry after being alerted to his social media posts within hours of the Capitol riot, and an officer recorded a call with him that day. According to court records, Daughtry acknowledged that he went "up to the Capitol door" but backed off after being shot with rubber bullets. He told the police officer, "We was the first ones over the fence. Everybody followed us."

The FBI reviewed Daughtry's social media, including Facebook posts in which he said, "We just tore down the fence and stormed the Capitol." He also posted a photo from atop the scaffolding on the Capitol steps set up for the inauguration of President-elect of Joseph Biden.

William Watson

William Watson
  • Age: 23
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 12, 2021
  • Home state: Alabama
Charges

Civil disorders; Restricted building or grounds with a deadly or dangerous weapon; Violent entry or disorderly conduct

What happened

Watson violated bond in a felony drug case in Alabama and was arrested after he traveled out of state. While in custody, the FBI interviewed him twice about the Capitol riot and Watson admitted to going to "support the patriots, support Trump, support freedom.§

Watson told the FBI he went into the building through a broken window and that he was part of a crowd that had police shields and batons when they encountered more officers in the hallway of the Capitol. According to court records, Watson told the FBI he tried to work with the officer to get people to calm down, which a Capitol Police officer confirmed in an interview. The Capitol Police officer told the FBI that Watson had mace. Watson admitted to carrying mace and a pocket knife.

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William McCall Calhoun

  • Age: 57
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 12, 2021
  • Home state: Georgia
Charges

Restricted building or grounds; Violent or disorderly conduct; Tampering with a witness, victim or an information

What happened

The FBI received a tip on Nov. 12 that Calhoun was making threats on Facebook, Twitter and Parler, encouraging people "to storm Washington, D.C., and peacefully protest while openly carrying firearms," according to court records. The caller read Calhoun's messages, including one that said, "We are going to kill every last communist who stands in Trump*s way."

In social media posts, he called on others to go to Washington and posted from inside the Capitol once he was there. According to court records, he wrote on Facebook that ※the first of us who got upstairs kicked in Nancy Pelosi*s office door and pushed down the hall toward her inner sanctum, the mob howling with rage."

Two days after the riot, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported it had an exclusive interview with Calhoun, a defense attorney who describes himself as an anti-Communist counter-revolutionary. The newspaper reported Calhoun said: ※This was civil disobedience. Anyone who claims it was anything other than civil disobedience was not there, and they did not see it and they do not know.§ The newspaper reported he called the people who went into the Capitol "heroic."

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Aaron Mostofsky

Aaron Mostofsky
  • Age: 34
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 11, 2021
  • Home state: New York
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Knowingly, with intent to impede government business or official functions, engaging in disorderly conduct on Capitol Grounds; Unlawful entry and disorderly conduct

What happened

Mostofsky, whom the Gothamist identified as a Brooklyn native, appears in several photos inside the Capitol wearing a police vest over fur-looking pelts.

The Gothamist identified him as the son of a King County Supreme Court judge. Nachman Mostofsky, his brother, told the website, "My brother did nothing illegal. He definitely was not part of the riot."

He was arrested on federal charges in New York on Jan 11.

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William Pepe

William Pepe
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 11, 2021
  • Home state: New York
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority

What happened

Photos from the riot showed Pepe in the Capitol holding his phone up, and the FBI confirmed his identity with New York's Metro Transit Authority, according to court records. Pepe works in the mechanical department there and took sick leave to travel to Washington .

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Andrew Wrigley

  • Age: 50
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 11, 2021
  • Home state: Pennsylvania
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

The FBI reviewed Wrigley's Facebook page, where he posted photos and video from inside the Capitol. On one post he wrote, "At the protest in DC. I went inside the capitol building and got tear gassed," according to court records. Wrigley has since deleted his Facebook page.

Eric Gavelek Munchel

Eric Gavelek Munchel
  • Age: 30
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 10, 2021
  • Home state: Tennessee
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Munchel, 30, is allegedly the man in photos dressed in all-black, carrying zip ties as he stepped over a row of seats inside the Capitol. He was arrested on Jan 10. in Nashville. In a news release, federal authorities said he appeared to be carrying plastic restraints, an item in a holster on his right hip and a cell phone mounted on his chest with the camera facing outward. A story in the British newspaper, The Sunday Times, said Munchel traveled to D.C. with his mother and was interviewed there after the riot. The story quotes Munchel as saying: "We wanted to show that we*re willing to rise up, band together and fight if necessary. Same as our forefathers, who established this country in 1776."

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Larry Rendell Brock Jr.

Larry Rendell Brock Jr.
  • Age: 53
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 10, 2021
  • Home state: Texas
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Brock, a retired Air Force officer, was seen in photos in the Capitol wearing a green helmet, tactical vest and military patches. After he was identified in photos holding plastic zip-tie handcuffs, he gave an interview to The New Yorker. The story stated Brock said he had gone to D.C. to demonstrate peacefully after hearing the president ask his supporters to be there.

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Derrick Evans

Derrick Evans
  • Age: 34
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 9, 2021
  • Home state: West Virginia
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; and one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol Grounds

What happened

Evans was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates last fall, but resigned over the weekend after filming himself storming the Capitol.

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Doug Jensen

Doug Jensen
  • Age: 41
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 9, 2021
  • Home state: Iowa
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Disrupting the orderly conduct of government business; Violent entry and disorderly conduct in a Capitol building ; Parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building; Obstructing a law enforcement officer during a civil disorder

What happened

Wearing a QAnon shirt emblazoned with a bald eagle, Jensen was in numerous photographs and videos inside the Capitol. He told his family he was let in to the Capitol. He regularly posted about the QAnon conspiracy theory on his social media accounts. His employer, Forrest & Associate Masonry in Des Moines, fired him on Jan. 8.

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Jacob Anthony Chansley

Jake Angeli
Jacob Anthony Chansley
  • Age: 33
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 9, 2021
  • Home state: Arizona
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, and with violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Most notable for his horned, fur hat and red, white and blue face paint in viral photos from the Capitol, authorities said Chansley, known as Jake Angeli, also carried a 6-foot spear with an American flag tied just below the top.

Chansely was familiar to many in his native Arizona for his appearances at rallies He told police he'd traveled to D.C. in a group of "patriots" at the president's request.

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Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson
  • Age: 36
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 8, 2021
  • Home state: Florida
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; one count of theft of government property; and one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Photos from the riot show Adam Christian Johnson smiling under his Trump cap, casually holding a lectern under his arm.

By Saturday, Johnson, 36, had been arrested and was booked into the Pinellas County Jail in Florida on a warrant from the U.S. Marshal's office. Photos on his Facebook page, since deleted, show the Manatee County, Florida man descending into Washington, D.C., for the rally. Johnson had misdemeanor drug arrests in 2004 and 2005 and was involved in a sealed domestic relations court case from 2010.

Johnson is a married father of five. They live in a six-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot, pool home in southwest Florida.

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Nick Ochs

  • Age: 34
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 8, 2021
  • Home state: Hawaii
Charges

Unlawful entry into restricted buildings or grounds

What happened

Ochs is a co-founder of the Hawaii Proud Boys. The Proud Boys is an extremist group with ties to white nationalism. A U.S. Marine Corps combat veteran, he posted a photo of himself in the Capitol smoking a cigarette on Twitter Wednesday afternoon. He told CNN he did not break in, he just walked in.

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Richard "Bigo" Barnett

Bigo
Richard "Bigo" Barnett
  • Age: 60
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 8, 2021
  • Home state: Arkansas
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful entry; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; and theft of public money, property, or records.

What happened

A photo of Barnett with his feet up on a staffer's desk inside the offices of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi quickly went viral.

He bragged on camera afterward that he had been escorted out but not arrested. A Trump supporter who attended a "Stop the Steal" rally in Northwest Arkansas in November, Barnett has a long history of financial woes, online records show.

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Cleveland Meredith

  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 7, 2021
  • Home state: Georgia
Charges

Making interstate threats to Speaker Nancy Pelosi

What happened

Cleveland Grover Meredith was charged with threatening Pelosi after driving to D.C. from Colorado. He missed the riot after experiencing troubles with his truck and trailer, according to an FBI arrest complaint. Meredith arrived Thursday and was later arrested at a Holiday Inn.

Officers found a Glock 19, a 9mm pistol, a Tavor X95 rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunition in his truck and trailer.

In the complaint, the FBI said Meredith had texted a relative saying he was ※thinking about heading over to Pelosi's (expletive) speech and putting a bullet in her noggin on Live TV,§ with a purple devil emoji.

In a later text conversation about Pelosi, the complaint said, Meredith wrote, ※Dead Bitch Walking. I predict that within 12 days, many in our country will die.§

But he added, "LOL, jus havin fun."

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Anthime J. Gionet

"Baked Alaska"
  • Age: 33
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 7, 2021
  • Home state: Arizona
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Tim Gionet, a right-wing social media personality known as ※Baked Alaska," was photographed as he livestreamed the scene from inside the Capitol with more than 5,100 viewers watching.

Authorities in Arizona later stated his trip to Washington, D.C., violated the terms of an earlier release agreement after a December arrest for assault, disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.

The Anchorage Daily News reported Gionet graduated from Grace Christian School in Anchorage. The Southern Poverty Law Center has noted his participation in other events, including the controversial ※Unite the Right§ white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August 2017.

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Bradley Rukstales

Bradley Rukstales
  • Age: 52
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Home state: Illinois
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; or knowingly, with intent to impede government business or official functions, engaging in disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

The CEO of an Illinois company, Brad Rukstales was arrested by Capitol Police for taking part in the Capitol riots. Federal authorities then filed additional charges. He admitted to entering the Capitol building.

According to federal court records, he was part of a crowd that encountered Capitol Police on the upper level near the door to the House atrium. Police said he and five others in that crowd were arrested after they ignored orders to leave the building.

Federal prosecutors later added several charges. Campaign finance reports show Rukstales contributed more than $25,000 to Trump*s campaign and other GOP committees during the 2020 election cycle. Following the arrest, his employer, Cognesia, stated he was fired. "It was the single worst personal decision of my life,§ Rukstales told CBS Chicago. ※I have no excuse for my actions and wish that I could take them back."

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Christopher Alberts

Christopher Alberts
  • Age: 33
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Home state: Maryland
Charges

Carrying a Pistol Without a License (Outside Home or Place of Business) 2015, Possessing a Firearm on Capitol Grounds, Curfew Violation, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device (and)

What happened

As Christopher Michael Alberts of Maryland was being escorted away from the Capitol on Wednesday, a Metro Police officer noticed a bulge on Alberts' hip, a complaint stated. A closer inspection revealed two separate holsters, one with a 9 mm weapon with a single round in the chamber and a fully loaded 12-round magazine and the other with a second fully loaded 12-round magazine. Alberts also was wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying a backpack with a gas mask, pocketknife and an MRE.

Alberts told officers he was carrying the gun for personal protection and didn't intend to use it to harm anyone.

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Cindy Fitchett

Cindy Fitchett
  • Age: 59
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Home state: Virginia
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; or knowingly, with intent to impede government business or official functions, engaging in disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. ?

What happened

Fitchett entered the Capitol during the riots and was part of a crowd that encountered Capitol Police on the upper level near the door to the House atrium, according to federal court records. Capitol Police arrested Fitchett and five others after they ignored orders to leave the building.

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David Blair

  • Age: 26
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Home state: Maryland
Charges

Assaulting a police officer

What happened

According to D.C. Superior Court records, Blair struck Metro Police officers who were holding the police line at the lower West terrace door of the Capitol with a "lacrosse type stick." MPD officers struck him with batons and Blair's head was injured when officers took him to the ground to arrest him. MPD called Capitol Police to make the arrest. According to court records, while Blair awaited an ambulance he told officers, "(I was) being an idiot, pumped up and didn*t move back. Accept everything. I*m sorry, I got hit four times, I had a knife in my bag because I was scared of ANTIFA jumping me on the way back.§

Douglas Sweet

  • Age: 58
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Home state: Virginia
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; or knowingly, with intent to impede government business or official functions, engaging in disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Sweet entered the Capitol during the riots and was part of a crowd that encountered Capitol Police on the upper level near the door to the House atrium, according to federal court records. Capitol Police arrested Sweet and five others after they ignored orders to leave the building.

Sweet told Virginia television station WTKR that the Capitol had already been breached by the time he arrived and that he walked in. He said he and others ※surrendered immediately.§

Sweet told WTKR that he believed Trump*s claims that the election was stolen. No widespread election fraud has been found, and courts around the country have rejected Trump*s claims in dozens of cases.

"Trump asked all the patriots to show up, so I did," Sweet told WKTR.

※I was hoping to go in and talk to the Senate and the House and actually speak,§ Sweet added. ※First of all, you're not going to get in there unless you walk right in.§

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Grant Moore

  • Age: 65
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Home state: Georgia
Charges

Carrying a pistol without a license and unregistered ammunition

What happened

Capitol Police found Moore parked in his white Ford Econoline 150 van near the Capitol, and Moore admitted to having a gun in his backpack on the front passenger seat.

Officers found a Ruger pistol in a holster, according to D.C. Superior Court records. The gun was loaded with six rounds, and officers recovered three more six-round magazines along with 12 loose rounds.

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Joshua Pruitt

  • Age: 39
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Home state: DC
Charges

Riot Act - Felony, curfew violation, unlawful entry, knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority

What happened

Joshua Pruitt, 39, appears twice among arrest records of the Metro Police for violating the Riot Act, unlawful entry and curfew violations. A day after the riot, the U.S. attorney charged a man with the same name with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority.

A man with the same name, who lives in D.C., took the Proud Boys oath in a video posted to Twitter in mid-November during a gathering of Trump supporters. However, a few days later, in a Facebook comment, that man denounced the group. Attempts to reach Pruitt were unsuccessful.

Lonnie Leroy Coffman

Lonnie Leroy Coffman
  • Age: 70
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Home state: Alabama
Charges

Possession of an unregistered firearm (destructive device) and carrying a pistol without a license.

What happened

When authorities found Coffman's truck near the Capitol, they reported finding 11 Molotov cocktails -- Mason jars filled with flammable liquids -- in addition to guns and ammunition.

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Mark Leffingwell

  • Age: 51
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Home state: Washington
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; assault on a federal law enforcement officer; and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Leffingwell is accused of entering the Senate side of the Capitol. When police stopped him, the complaint says, he struck an officer in the helmet and chest.

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Matthew Council

  • Age: 49
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Home state: Florida
Charges

Unlawful entry

What happened

Authorities accuse Council of unlawfully entering the Capitol building. When police stopped him, the complaint says, he pushed an officer.

Michael Curzio

  • Age: 35
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Home state: Florida
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; or knowingly, with intent to impede government business or official functions, engaging in disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Michael Curzio was among the rioters arrested by U.S. Capitol Police for unlawful entry. It was not the Florida man*s first brush with law enforcement.

Curzio, 35, was released from prison in February 2019 following an eight-year sentence for attempted first-degree murder, according to records from the Florida Department of Corrections.

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Terry Brown

  • Age: 69
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Home state: Pennsylvania
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; or knowingly, with intent to impede government business or official functions, engaging in disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Brown entered the Capitol during the riots and was part of a crowd that encountered Capitol Police on the upper level near the door to the House atrium, according to federal court records. Capitol Police arrested Brown and five others after they ignored orders to leave the building.

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Thomas Gallagher

  • Age: 61
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Home state: New Hampshire
Charges

Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful entry; or knowingly, with intent to impede government business or official functions, engaging in disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

Gallagher entered the Capitol during the riots and was part of a crowd that encountered Capitol Police on the upper level near the door to the House atrium, according to federal court records. Capitol Police arrested Gallagher and five others after they ignored orders to leave the building.

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Hunter A. Ehmke

  • Age: 20
  • Arrested or charged on: Jan. 6, 2021
  • Home state: California
Charges

Damaging or destroying government property; Obstruction of an official proceeding; Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

What happened

An officer outside the Capitol rotunda door observed Ehmke strike and break a window while standing on a ledge as a mob of people approached, according to court records. Using his shield, the officer knocked Ehmke off the ledge and other officers handcuffed him. They took his name, photo and driver's license but were overwhelmed by the throng of people, including one who said, ※You*re not leaving with him." The officers released Ehmke but kept his license. He was charged Jan. 11.

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