Jorge Aaron Riley

Jorge Riley is seen inside the Capitol Building, pictured confronting Capitol Police.  Open-source research revealed a video entitled, “Video of man describing in detail breaking into the Capitol Building.”1 In the video, a man with the same black leather jacket, black braided hair, white feathers, and remnants of black face paint, is standing on what appears to be the Capitol grounds while he details how he broke into and damaged the Capitol, and assaulted federal law enforcement officers.

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


Obstructing of an Official Proceeding (1) Aiding and Abetting (2) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (3) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (4) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (5) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (6)

Case Status

Arrested 1/19/21 in the Eastern District of California. Indicted 2/3/21. Pleaded not guilty to counts 1-5 on 2/25/21. Defendant remains on personal recognizance. His jury trial begins on 4/24/23 at 9 30pm in Courtroom 10, A pretrial conference will take place on 4/14/23 at 1pm in Courtroom 10.

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.

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Case Documents

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