Jeremy Vorous

According to his Statements of Facts, admitted to being at the Capitol, and inside the Capitol
building on January 6, 2021. He said he did not go to commit violence, but believed it
would be like the protests in Wisconsin a few years ago, i.e., peaceful protests. Voorous also said that he believes someone had an agenda and got people to do things they had no intention of
doing otherwise trying to make them look like terrorists.

Vorous said that, at some point, he was inside a big crowd, but still outside the building.
He admitted to yelling to those in front of him to push forward towards the Capitol
building. Vorous said that people behind him were pushing into him causing him to get stuck in the middle and that he was fearful of getting hurt.  Once inside, Vorous posted a couple pictures of himself inside the US Capitol to his Facebook page, with comments such as, “We in dis mofo”.

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

  • First Name(s): Jeremy
  • Last Name(s): Vorous
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-294
  • Arrest Location: Venango, PA
  • Judge: Robin M. Meriweather
  • Entry Last Updated: 07/26/2021
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 08/15/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Charges

Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds without Lawful Authority Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds Obstruction of any Official Proceeding

Case Status

Vorous was arrested in Pennsylvania on March 26, 2021 and had his initial appearance the same morning. Indicted 4/9 and pleaded not guilty to all counts on 4/20/21. Status conference set 9/10/21 at 2 pm. Defendant remains on personal recognizance

USA Attorney

James Dennis Peterson
James Dennis Peterson DOJ-CRM 1331 F Street, 6th Floor Washington, DC 20530 202 230 0693 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: US Assistant Attorney

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