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Mariposa Castro

Castro and others entered the building through a broken window. She is seen on video walking and documenting the event. At one point, she left the building because she was sprayed with pepper spray.

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

  • First Name(s): Mariposa
  • Last Name(s): Castro
  • AKA: Imelda Acosta
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-299
  • Arrest Location: San Jose , CA
  • Judge: Reggie Walton
  • Entry Last Updated: 01/10/2024
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 09/24/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building (1) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building (2) Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (3) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (4)

Case Status

Arrested 1/21/21. Initial appearance held on 2/16/21- placed on personal recognizance. Charged via criminal information on 4/13. Arraigned 4/28 where she plead not guilty to all counts. Plea Agreement Hearing held on 11/24/21, she plead guilty to count 4. On 2/23/2022, Castro was sentenced to 45 days of incarceration. She was ordered to pay a special assessment of $10 and fined $5,000.

USA Attorney

Frances Elizabeth Blake
Frances Elizabeth Blake US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 1701 W Highway 83, #600, McAllen, TX 78572, 956 618 8010, [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED, Designation: US Assistant Attorney

USA Attorney

Jordan A. Konig
Texas Bar No. 24055791 Trial Attorney, Department of Justice US Attorney's Office 555 4th Street, NW Washington DC 20530 Voicemail- (202)-305-7917 Fax- (202)-514-5238 Email- [email protected]

Information on Writing/Encouragement

She owns a yoga studio and tea lounge in Gilroy, CA.

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