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Christopher W. Ortiz

Video footage and social media posts show Ortiz was present at the Capitol on Jan. 6th. He says he was at the event to “participate in government.” He casually observed the days events and documented them from his phone.

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  • First Name(s): Christopher
  • Last Name(s): Ortiz
  • Case Number: 22-cr-00082
  • Arrest Location: Huntington, NY
  • Judge: Zia Faruqui
  • Judge: Jia Cobb
  • Entry Last Updated: 05/08/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 04/15/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (1) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (2) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (3) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (4)

Case Status

Ortiz was arrested on 1/27. He initially appeared in court on 2/5. Conditions of release were set on 02/11/2021. On 03/24/2022, a Plea of Guilty was entered to Count 4. On 8/9/22, Ortiz was sentenced to 12 months of probation, a special assessment of $10, and restitution in the amount of $500.

USA Attorney

Kondi Jon Kleinman
Kondi Jon Kleinman US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 555 Fourth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20530 202 252 [email protected] ATTORNEY-ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: US Assistant Attorney

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