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Samuel Fontanez Rodriguez

Fontanez Rodriguez traveled to Washington DC with his friend Jackson Kostolsky, but the two were separated when he entered the building through a broken window. It appears before the events of Jan. 6, they were posing for photos or engaged in some type of street theatre with friends.

(Fontanez Rodriguez appears in the photo above on the right.)

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

  • First Name(s): Samuel
  • Last Name(s): Fontanez Rodriguez
  • Case Number: 22-cr-256
  • Arrest Location: Allentown , PA
  • Judge: Emmet Sullivan
  • Judge: Jia Cobb
  • Entry Last Updated: 07/27/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 10/20/2022
  • 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

Fontanez Rodriguez was arrested on 7/22/22. He appeared in court on 7/28 and was ordered released. On 11/14/22, he plead guilty to count 4. Sentencing held on 2/2/2023, sentenced to 12 months of Probation. Special Assessment of $10. Restitution in the amount of $500. Counts 1, 2, and 3 are dismissed on Oral Motion of the Government.

USA Attorney

Mona Furst
Mona Furst DOJ-USAO-Office of the United States Attorney 301 N Main, Ste 1200, Wichita, KS 67052 316 269 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY- ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: US Assistant Attorney

USA Attorney

Nathaniel Whitesel
Assistant United States Attorney DC Bar No. 1601102 United States Attorney’s Office District of Columbia 601 D Street NW Washington, DC 20530 Email: [email protected]

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