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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: 02/01/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 04/14/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Civil Disorder (1)

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 on a "High Intensity Supervision Program" on 05/04/21. Information filed ( doc #50) on 5/20/22. Entered a plea of guilty as to count 1 on 5/25/22. Sentencing held on 8/31/2022, sentenced to 4 months of incarceration; 36 months of Supervised Release; Special assessment of $100 and Restitution in the amount of 2,000.00. Oral motion by the government to dismiss remaining counts; heard and granted.

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

USA Attorney

Kathryn E. Fifield
Trial Attorney U.S. Department of Justice, Crim. Division Detailed to the D.C. U.S. Attorney’s Office 555 Fourth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20530 email- [email protected] phone- (202) 320-0048

Christian Cortez's Mailing Address

NA-Released with conditions

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