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Ryan Swoope

Surveillance footage shows Llamas, Siemers, and Swoope entering the Capitol
Building at approximately 3:08 PM through the Senate Wing Door.  Video shows the 3 exiting the Capitol  Building through the Senate Wing Doors at approximately 3:17 PM EST. In total, they were
inside the Capitol for approximately nine minutes. At around 3:45 PM, Swoope can be seen smoking a cigarette among a crowd who had gathered outside the North Door of the Capitol Building.  About 7 minutes later, at 3:52, Swoope can be seen spraying an orange chemical irritant at Police.

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
  • Last Name(s): Swoope
  • Case Number: 23-cr-20
  • Arrest Location: Mentor, OH
  • Judge: Trevor McFadden
  • Entry Last Updated: 07/26/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 12/27/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Civil Disorder (1) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon (2) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (3) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (5) Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (7) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (8) Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (9) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (10)

Case Status

Arrested 11/30/22. Released on personal recognizance on 12/8/22. Arraignment and Status Conference held on 1/26/23- entered a plea of not guilty as to all counts. Status Conference held 5/26/23. Bench Trial set for 10/5/2023 at 9:30 AM in Courtroom 2- In Person before Judge Trevor N. McFadden.

USA Attorney

Andrew Haag
Assistant United States Attorney Massachusetts Bar No. 705425 601 D Street NW, Washington, DC 20530 phone- (202) 252-7755 email- [email protected]

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