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Nicholas Perretta

Nicholas Perretta and Mitchell Vukich traveled together to D.C on January 6th.  Perretta admitted that he and Vukich took papers from the interior of the Capitol, which he described as three-month-old congressional papers, that they later threw away outside of the Capitol.  Perretta claimed that he believed that the U.S. Capitol was open to the general public, and there is no evidence of any violence committed by him.

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

  • First Name(s): Nicholas
  • Last Name(s): Peretta
  • Case Number: 21-cr-00539
  • Arrest Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Judge: Tanya Chutkan
  • Entry Last Updated: 06/25/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 09/20/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds without Lawful Authority (1) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (2) Theft of Government Money, Property or Records (3) Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds (4) Parading, Demonstrating or Picketing in a Capitol Building (5)

Case Status

Arrested 6/23/21. Placed on personal recognizance on 7/7/21. Charged via criminal information 8/25. Plea agreement held 9/15/21 and plead guilty to count 1. On 1/5/22, Perretta was sentenced to 30 days incarceration, a special assessment of $10.00, and restitution of $500.00.

Defense Lawyer

Carmen Hernandez

USA Attorney

Jacob J. Strain
Utah Bar No. 12680 Assistant United States Attorney U.S Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia 555 4th Street N.W. Washington D.C. 205305

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