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Ryan Seth Suleski

Suleski claimed that the only reason he entered the Capitol was because he saw
other people enter. He further alleged that he did not see anyone fighting with the Capitol
police until he was inside the building.  He stated, upon entry, that he nodded at a Capitol Police Officer, who then nodded back.  There is no account of violence on Suleski’s behalf, and he denied stealing any property.

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

  • First Name(s): Ryan Seth
  • Last Name(s): Suleski
  • Case Number: 21-cr-376
  • Arrest Location: Chesapeake, VA
  • Judge: Robin M. Meriweather
  • Entry Last Updated: 07/26/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 08/19/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: Yes
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Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority (1) Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds (2) Obstruction of Justice/Congress, Aiding and Abetting (3) Theft of Government Property (4)

Case Status

Arrested 3/10/21 and initial appearance held 3/15/21. Released on personal recognizance on 3/16/21. Indicted 5/26/21. Arraigned 6/1/21 and entered a plea of not guilty as to all counts. On 7/6/22, Suleski entered a plea of guilty as to counts 1 and 2. On 10/14/22, he was sentenced to 60 days of incarceration, a $50 special assessment, $500 in restitution, and 60 hours of community service. Counts 1-5 of the original Indictment were dismissed on Oral Motion of the Government.

Defense Lawyer

Maria N. Jacob

USA Attorney

Kimberley C. Nielsen
Assistant United States Attorney N.Y. Bar No. 4034138 555 4th Street, N.W., Room 9913 Washington, D.C. 20530 Phone: 202-252-7418 Email: [email protected]

Ryan Seth Suleski's Mailing Address

53944-509 is his Federal Register Number.

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