Of the more than 535 defendants who have been arrested in connection with the riots, court documents have been reviewed for 525 defendants’ cases that have been unsealed. Of those, at least 204 defendants were also indicted by grand juries.
America watched as hordes of rioters on January 6 — crushing through windows, pressing up stairways, and sending lawmakers and law enforcement running for their lives. The flood of protesters who streamed into the Capitol that day left federal authorities with an equally immense task: finding and charging those responsible.
The Department of Justice said that six months after the attack, more than 535 defendants had been arrested, and the FBI said they have yet to identify more than 300 individuals believed to have committed violent acts on the Capitol grounds, including over 200 who assaulted police officers.
FBI Director Christopher Wray said late last month, “This is far from over.”
Prosecutors have called the case “unprecedented” in scale, and the government said in a March court filing that the Capitol attack “is likely the most complex investigation ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice.”
As law enforcement continues to round up alleged rioters, here’s what LEAKBLAST has learned about those who were arrested.
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