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Cory Ray Brannan

Brannan is seen walking inside the Capitol taking pictures with a cell phone. There is no evidence he engaged in violence.

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

  • First Name(s): Cory
  • Last Name(s): Brannan
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-637
  • Arrest Location: Midland, TX
  • Judge: Tanya Chutkan
  • Entry Last Updated: 11/30/2022
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 04/17/2022
  • 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

Brannan was arrested on 9/7/21 and appeared in court on 9/13. He was released on Personal Recognizance on 09/13/2021. During an arraignment on 11/1/21, he pleaded not guilty to all counts. On 6/10/22, he entered a plea of guilty as to count 4. Sentencing held on 9/23/2022, sentenced to 30 days of incarceration, 24 months of Supervised Release; Special Assessment of $100.00 and Restitution in the amount of 500.00. An oral motion by government to dismiss all remaining counts was heard and granted.

Defense Lawyer

John J. Velasquez

USA Attorney

April Holly Ayres-Perez
April Holly Ayers-Perez U.S. ATTORNEYS OFFICE Southern District of Texas 11204 McPherson Road Suite 100a Laredo, TX 78045 956-723-6523 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

Cory Ray Brannan's Mailing Address

NA-Released on personal recognizance.

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