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: 12/18/2022
  • 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. Charged via criminal information on 4/13. Arraigned 4/28 where she pleaded not guilty to all counts. Defendant remains on personal recognizance. On 11/24, she plead guilty to count 4. On 2/23/2022 Castro was sentenced to 45 days of incarceration. She was given 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

Information on Writing/Encouragement

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

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