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Richard L. Harris

Harris is inside the Capitol taking a photo next to the Gerald Ford statue. Other than that, there is no written or video evidence showing his activities or that he was engaged in any violence.

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  • First Name(s): Richard
  • Last Name(s): Harris
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-00189
  • Arrest Location: Hollywood, FL
  • Judge: Carl Nichols
  • Entry Last Updated: 07/18/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 09/24/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: Yes
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Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting (1) Civil Disorder (2) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers (3) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers (4) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers (5) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (6) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (7) Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds (8) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (9) Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (10) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (11)

Case Status

Harris was arrested 3/26/21 and held without bond. During his arraignment and initial appearance in DC court on 5/3/21, Harris plead not guilty to all charges. On 6/2/21, he was released on personal recognizance. On 5/10/23, a Second Superseding Indictment was issued. On 5/31/23, he plead not guilty to all charges. After a bench trial with Judge Carl Nichols on 6/13/23, Harris was found guilty of all counts. Sentencing set for 9/27/23 at 12 30 in Courtroom 17. On 6/23/23, Harris was ordered detained pretrial.

USA Attorney

Nihar Mohanty
Nihar Ranjan Mohanty US's ATTORNEYS OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Violent Crime and Narcotics Trafficking Section 555 4th St, NW, Room 4120, Washington, DC 20530- 202 252 7700- FAX 202 514 8707, [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: US Assistant Attorney

Richard L. Harris's Mailing Address

Released on home detention.
Federal Bureau of Prisons number is 13528-097

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