Christian Cortez

Video footage shows Cortez present at the Capitol on Jan. 6th. He yelled at police officers after they pepper-sprayed the crowd and attempted to keep people from entering the building.



Please keep in mind that in the United States, every citizen charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

  • First Name(s): Christian
  • Last Name(s): Cortez
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-317
  • Arrest Location: Seabrook, TX
  • Judge: Tanya Chutkan
  • Entry Last Updated: 08/13/2021
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 10/20/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building; Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building

Case Status

Cortez was arrested on 3/26/2021 and initially appeared in court on 4/23. He pleaded not guilty to all counts and was released. His status hearing was rescheduled for 12/1.

USA Attorney

Troy A Edwards, Jr.
Troy A. Edwards, Jr. US Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia, 555 4th St, N.W. Washington, DC 20001 202 252 7081, Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED, Designation: Assistant US Attorney

Prison Name

NA-Released with conditions

Case Documents

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