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Here's who has been federally charged in the US Capitol riots

More than 25 people have been charged, but authorities say additional complaints have been submitted and investigations are ongoing.

WASHINGTON — As of Jan. 15, 51 individuals have been charged so far in federal court related to crimes committed at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

In addition to those who have been charged, authorities said that additional complaints have been submitted and investigations are ongoing.

After initially suggesting President Trump could be investigated for inciting a riot after seemingly egging on the crowd before they marched to the Capitol, the Acting U.S. Attorney for D.C., Michael Sherwin, seemingly backed off that stance. 

"We don't expect charges of that nature," Sherwin said. 

Here's the list of individuals and their charges in relation to the riots at the U.S. Capitol:

  • Christopher Alberts, of Maryland, was charged on Jan. 7, 2021, with carrying or having readily accessible, on the grounds of the United States Capitol Building, a firearm and ammunition. 
    • Specifically a Taurus G2C, 9mm handgun and 9mm caliber ammunition. The defendant appeared in district court and was released. He has a preliminary hearing scheduled for Jan. 28, 2021.
  • Thomas Baranyi was arrested in New Jersey on Jan. 12 and charged with restricted building or grounds; violent entry or disorderly conduct. Baranyi was interviewed by WUSA9's Ariane Datil immediately following the insurrection, and in the interview, he states his full name and state of residence before sharing details about how he gained access to the building. The FBI cites WUSA9's interview with Baranyi in a criminal affidavit, using many of his quotes from the interview as reasoning to issue an arrest warrant. He has been released on an unsecured bond. 

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  • Richard Barnett, of Arkansas, was charged on Jan. 7, 2021, with 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. 
    • Barnett allegedly entered a restricted area of the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's office
  • Robert Bauer was arrested in Kentucky on Jan. 15 and charged with with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful entry; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds
  • Joshua Black of Alabama was arrested on Jan. 14, 2021 and charged with accessing restricted building or grounds; violent entry and disorderly conduct. 
  • Matthew Bledsoe was arrested on Jan. 15 in Tennessee and charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.
  • Larry Rendell Brock, of Texas, was arrested Sunday, Jan. 10 by the FBI. He was charged with one count of 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. Brock was arrested today in Texas.
  • Terry Brown, of Pennsylvania, was charged on Jan. 7, 2021, with 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.

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  • Jacob Anthony Chansley, a.k.a. Jake Angeli, of Arizona, was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, and with violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Chansley was taken into custody Jan. 9, 2021.
    • Indicted in federal court in D.C.
  • Albert Ciarpelli of New York is charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.
  • Lonnie Coffman, of Alabama, was charged on Jan. 7, 2021, with possession of an unregistered firearm (destructive device) and carrying a pistol without a license. It is alleged that Coffman’s vehicle contained 11 explosive devices known as Molotov cocktails and firearms. 
    • It is further alleged he was in possession of two firearms. Coffman was arrested and is currently being held. His detention hearing is scheduled for Jan. 12, 2021
    • Indicted in federal court in D.C.

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  • Josiah Colt, of Meridian, Idaho, was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Colt was arrested Jan. 12 in Idaho.
  • Matthew Council, of Florida, was charged on Jan. 7, 2021, with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. 
    • Council allegedly unlawfully entered the Capitol building, and when stopped by law enforcement, he pushed the officer.
  • Jenny Cudd of Texas is charged with restricted building or grounds; violent entry or disorderly conduct. She's been released on personal recognizance bond.
  • Michael Curzio, of Florida, was charged on Jan. 7, 2021, with 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.
  • Hunter Ehmke of California was arrested on Jan. 13 and charged with one count of damaging or destroying government property; one count of obstruction of an official proceeding; and one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on capitol grounds. He was released on bond with home detention and electronic home monitoring.  
  • Derrick Evans was taken into custody Jan. 8, 2021 and charged with one count of 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. Evans is a West Virginia State Delegate. 

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  • Cindy Fitchett, of Virginia, was charged on Jan. 7, 2021, with 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.
  • Jacob Fracker was arrested in Virginia on Jan. 13 and charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Fracker is a Rocky Mount, Virginia police officer who was off-duty during the riots. 
  • Thomas Gallagher was charged on Jan. 7, 2021, with 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.
  • Vaughn Gordon was arrested Jan. 14 in Louisiana and charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; parading, demonstrating, or picketing in the Capitol Building. He was released on conditions.   
  • Peter Harding of New York is charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. 
  • Edward Hemenway was arrested in Virginia on Jan. 15 and charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful entry; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds
  • Douglas Jensen of Iowa has been charged with 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; and obstructing a law enforcement officer during a civil disorder. 
  • Adam Johnson, of Florida, was charged with one count of 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. Johnson was arrested Friday, January 8, 2021, and is currently in custody.

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  • Klete Keller of Colorado is charged with obstructing law enforcement engaged in official duties incident to civil disorder; knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.
  • Mark Leffingwell, was charged on Jan. 7, 2021, with 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. 
    • Leffingwell allegedly entered the Senate side of the Capitol and when stopped by law enforcement, struck an officer in the helmet and chest.
    • Indicted in federal court in D.C.
  • Kevin Loftus was charged with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without law authority and one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Loftus was arrested Jan. 12 in Wisconsin.
  • Joshua Lollar of Texas was arrested on Jan. 15 and charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without law authority; impeding or disrupting official functions; obstructing or impeding law enforcement officer during civil disorder; obstructing federally protected functions; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.  
  • Kevin Lyons was arrested on Jan. 13 in Illinois and charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. 
  • Cleveland Meredith was charged on Jan. 7, 2021, with making interstate threats to Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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  • David Mish Jr. was arrested in Wisconsin and charged with unlawful entry on restricted buildings or grounds; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. He was released on conditions. 
  • Aaron Mostofsky was charged with one felony count of theft of government property. He was arrested in New York City Jan. 12.
  • Eric Gavelek Munchel, of Tennessee, was arrested Sunday, Jan. 10 by the FBI. He was charged with one count of 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. Munchel was arrested today in Tennessee.
  • Nicholas Ochs of Hawaii is charged with one count of unlawful entry on restricted buildings or grounds. 
  • Robert Keith Packer of Virginia was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry or disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Packer was arrested Jan. 13 in Virginia. Released on a personal recognizance bond with two special conditions: stay away order from D.C. and appear at virtual hearing next week. 

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  • Williams Pepe was charged with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without law authority. Pepe was arrested Jan. 12 in New York.
  • Dominic Pezzola was arrested Jan. 15 in New York and charged with obstruction of an official proceeding; destruction of government property; restricted buildings or grounds.
  • Christine Priola was arrested Jan. 14 in Ohio and charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without law authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; unlawful activities on Capitol grounds; parades, assemblages and display of flags. She was released on bond with home detention and electronic home monitoring. 
  • Joshua Pruitt was charged on Jan. 7, 2021, with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority. 
    • The defendant appeared in district court and was released. He has a preliminary hearing scheduled for Jan. 28, 2021.
  • Thomas Robertson of Virginia was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without law authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. He is is a Rocky Mount, Virginia police officer who was off-duty during the riots. 
  • Nicholas Rodean was charged with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without law authority; one count of knowingly, with intent to impede government business or official functions, engaging in disorderly conduct on capitol grounds; and one count of and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in the capitol buildings. He was arrested Jan. 13 in D.C. 
  • Eliel Rosa of Texas was charged with restricted building or grounds; violent entry os disorderly conduct and released on personal recognizance bond.
  • Bradley Ruskelas, of Illinois, was charged on Jan. 7, 2021, with 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.
  • Robert Sanford was arrested Jan. 14 in Pennsylvania and charged with 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. 
  • Hunter Seefried of Delaware is charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.
  • Kevin Seefried of Delaware is charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.  

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  • Peter Stager was arrested on Jan. 14 in Arkansas and charged with civil disorder 
  • John Sullivan of Utah is charged with restricted building or grounds; civil disorders, violent entry or disorderly conduct 
  • Douglas Sweet, of Florida, was charged on Jan. 7, 2021, with 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.
  • Andrew Williams was charged with one count of unlawful entry of a restricted building and one count of disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Williams was arrested in Florida yesterday.

Additional complaints have been submitted in federal court and investigations are ongoing. As previously reported, approximately 40 individuals were arrested and charged in Superior Court with offenses including, but not limited to, unlawful entry, curfew violations, and firearms-related crimes, according to Sherwin. 

These cases are being prosecuted by the U.S Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and are being investigated jointly by the FBI; U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; United States Marshals Service; U.S. Capitol Police Department; and the Metropolitan Police Department.

As for the death of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, the U.S. Attorney’s office would not discuss the investigation, which is being done jointly by the FBI and DC Police. But prosecutors said clearly that federal murder charges – carrying the potential of life in prison or the death penalty - are always in play with something like this.

Credit: FBI
Anyone with information regarding these individuals, or anyone who witnessed any unlawful violent actions at the Capitol or near the area, is asked to contact the FBI's Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) to verbally report tips
Credit: FBI
Anyone with information regarding these individuals, or anyone who witnessed any unlawful violent actions at the Capitol or near the area, is asked to contact the FBI's Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) to verbally report tips
Credit: FBI
Anyone with information regarding these individuals, or anyone who witnessed any unlawful violent actions at the Capitol or near the area, is asked to contact the FBI's Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) to verbally report tips
Credit: FBI
Anyone with information regarding these individuals, or anyone who witnessed any unlawful violent actions at the Capitol or near the area, is asked to contact the FBI's Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) to verbally report tips
Credit: FBI
Anyone with information regarding these individuals, or anyone who witnessed any unlawful violent actions at the Capitol or near the area, is asked to contact the FBI's Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) to verbally report tips
Credit: FBI
Anyone with information regarding these individuals, or anyone who witnessed any unlawful violent actions at the Capitol or near the area, is asked to contact the FBI's Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) to verbally report tips
Credit: FBI
Anyone with information regarding these individuals, or anyone who witnessed any unlawful violent actions at the Capitol or near the area, is asked to contact the FBI's Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) to verbally report tips
Credit: FBI
Anyone with information regarding these individuals, or anyone who witnessed any unlawful violent actions at the Capitol or near the area, is asked to contact the FBI's Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) to verbally report tips
Credit: FBI
Anyone with information regarding these individuals, or anyone who witnessed any unlawful violent actions at the Capitol or near the area, is asked to contact the FBI's Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) to verbally report tips
Credit: FBI
Anyone with information regarding these individuals, or anyone who witnessed any unlawful violent actions at the Capitol or near the area, is asked to contact the FBI's Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) to verbally report tips


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The ATF and FBI continue to urge the public to report suspected use of explosive devices, or violent, destructive acts associated with the recent unrest. Anyone with information can call 1-888-ATF-TIPS (1-888-283-8477), email ATFTips@atf.gov or submit information anonymously via ReportIt.com.

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