The Latest on the 85 Pennsylvanians Arrested in the Jan. 6 Attack on the US Capitol

In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana File)

By Isabel Soisson, Patrick Berkery

January 6, 2023

Pennsylvania holds the dubious distinction of having the second-most residents arrested for participating in the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the United States Capitol, in which five people died and dozens were seriously injured after a swarm of Donald Trump supporters — fresh from being told to “fight like hell” by the former president at a nearby “Stop the Steal” rally — descended upon the Capitol with the intent to upend democracy by any means necessary.

According to the Department of Justice (DOJ), only Florida, with 99, had more residents arrested in connection to the insurrection.

Overall, according to the DOJ, more than 1,230 defendants have been arrested in nearly all 50 states and Washington, D.C. in connection with the attack, accused of crimes ranging from trespassing, a misdemeanor, to seditious conspiracy, a felony. More than 350 cases are still pending. Around 170 people have been convicted at trial, while only two people have been fully acquitted. Approximately 710 people have pleaded guilty and among those, around 210 pleaded guilty to felony offenses.

Regardless of arrests, the commonwealth will always be linked to the infamous insurrection, as news has come out over the past years tying major political players in the state, such as state Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-Franklin) and US Rep. Scott Perry, to the incidents leading up to Jan. 6.

Mastriano was recently named in a Senate ethics complaint regarding his actions to undermine the commonwealth’s 2020 election results. He also chartered a bus on the day of the insurrection, using campaign funds, and took followers to the rally.

Perry’s communications with Trump officials and Pennsylvania Republicans has placed him at the center of Trump’s efforts to overturn the commonwealth’s 2020 election results.

Here’s where things stand with each of the 85 Pennsylvanians arrested to date in the Jan. 6, 2021 attack.

Terry Allen – Spring Mills
Allen was arrested in July 2023 and faces charges including entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds; engaging in physical violence in restricted building or on restricted grounds; obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder; and assaulting a federal officer.

Melanie Archer – Shaler
Archer pleaded guilty in October 2022 to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. She is awaiting sentencing.

Mark Roderick Aungst – South Williamsport
Aungst pleaded guilty in June 2022 to one count of parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He died by suicide in July while awaiting sentencing.

Dawn Bancroft – Doylestown
Bancroft was sentenced in July 2022 to 60 days of incarceration, three years of probation, 100 hours of community service, and $500 in restitution for charges including disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds.

Steven Boyd Barber – Scranton
Barber was arrested in July 2023 and faces charges including entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds; disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds; disorderly conduct in a Capitol building or grounds; and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building.

Pauline Bauer – Kane
Bauer pleaded not guilty in May 2021 to charges including obstruction of justice and Congress. Bauer was near then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office suite on Jan. 6, 2021, when she yelled at police officers to bring out the California Democrat so the mob of Donald Trump supporters could hang her. She was sentenced in May to more than two years in prison.

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Pauline Bauer, right, speaks with customers from left, Ron Stevenson, 68, of Jamestown, N.Y., his cousin Glenn Robinson, 68, of Kane, Pa., and his half-brother Paul Boedecker, 71, of Warren, Pa., at Bauer’s restaurant, Bob’s Trading Post, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Hamilton, Pa. Bauer is one of more than 540 people charged with federal crimes stemming from the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Michael Kunzelman)

Craig Michael Bingert – Slatington
Bingert pleaded not guilty in August 2021 to charges including obstructing and assaulting officers. Along with others, Bingert grabbed a metal bike rack and pushed it hard against the police, resulting in injury to at least one officer. He was sentenced in September to 96 months in prison, 36 months of supervised release, and ordered to pay $2,000 in restitution.

William Blauser Jr. – Kane
Blauser pleaded guilty in November 2021 to violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. He was sentenced to pay a $500 fine and $500 in restitution in February 2022.

Jordan Bonenberger – Cranberry
Bonenberger was arrested in March 2022 on charges including disorderly conduct in a Capitol building.

Leo Brent Bozell IV – Palmyra
Son of prominent conservative activist Leo Brent Bozell III, Bozell was arrested in February 2021 on charges including disorderly conduct, knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds, and obstructing an official proceeding. He pleaded not guilty in March 2021 and was found guilty of 10 charges, including five felonies, in September. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for Tuesday.

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William Blauser Jr. sits on a picnic table outside Bob’s Trading Post in Hamilton, Pa., on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Blauser, a Vietnam War veteran and retired mail carrier, and his friend, Bob’s Trading Post owner Pauline Bauer, were arrested in May on federal charges stemming from the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Michael Kunzelman)

Tammy A. Bronsburg – Williamsport
Bronsburg pleaded guilty in June 2022 to charges including violent entry and disorderly conduct in a Capitol building. She was sentenced in January 2023 to 14 days in jail and $500 in restitution.

Terry Brown – Myerstown
Brown was charged with violent entry and disorderly conduct in a Capitol building, and was sentenced in December 2021 to 30 days of home detention, 36 months of probation, 60 hours of community service, and was given a $500 fine.

Alan William Byerly – Fleetwood
Byerly was sentenced in October 2022 to 34 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $2,000 in restitution for using a stun gun against police officers and assaulting an Associated Press photographer.

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FILE – In this image from video, Alan William Byerly, center, attacks an Associated Press photographer during a riot at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021. On Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022, federal prosecutors recommended a prison sentence of nearly four years for Byerly, of Pennsylvania, who pleaded guilty to assaulting the AP photographer and using a stun gun against police officers during a mob’s attack on the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Cameron Campanella – York
Campanella was arrested in June 2023 and faces charges of entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds; disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in Capitol buildings.

Thomas Carey – Pittsburgh
Carey was arrested in September 2022 on charges including entering and remaining in a restricted building.

Christy Clark – Lewistown
Clark pleaded guilty to charges including violent entry and disorderly conduct in a Capitol building. She was sentenced in October 2022 to 24 months of probation, 60 hours of community service, and was ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

Matthew Clark – Lewistown
Clark pleaded guilty to charges including violent entry and disorderly conduct in a Capitol building. He was sentenced in October 2022 to 24 months in prison, 60 hours of community service, and ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

Esvetlana Cramer – Scranton
Cramer was arrested in July 2023 and faces charges of entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds; disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds; disorderly conduct in a Capitol building or grounds; and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building.

Michael James Dickinson – Philadelphia
Dickinson pleaded guilty in September 2022 to charges including assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers and an act of physical violence in the Capitol grounds or buildings. He was sentenced in February to 20 months in prison, followed by 36 months of supervised release, and restitution of $2,000.

Gary Edwards – Southampton
Edwards pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He was sentenced in December 2021 to one year of probation, including 200 hours of community service, and was ordered to pay a $2,500 fine and $500 in restitution.

Joseph Fischer – North Cornwall Township
Fischer was charged in February 2021 with obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder, entering a restricted building, violent entry, disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, and obstruction of justice.

Samuel Christopher Fox – Mount Pleasant
Fox pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He was sentenced in April 2022 to 36 months of probation, including 60 days of home detention. He was also ordered to pay a $2,500 fine and $500 in restitution.

Lowell Gates – Mechanicsburg
Gates was charged with two felonies in August, including assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain offices using a dangerous weapon and obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder. Body camera footage shows Gates using a flagpole as a spear and assaulting police officers with it.

Raechel Genco – Levittown
Genco pleaded guilty to knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority. She was sentenced in September 2022 to 12 months of probation, 60 hours of community service, and was ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

Isaiah Giddings – Philadelphia
Giddings, a member of the Proud Boys, pleaded guilty in December 2022 to charges including unlawful entry of restricted buildings or grounds, and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. He is awaiting sentencing.

Kenneth Grayson – Bridgeville
Grayson pleaded guilty to interfering with a law enforcement officer during civil disorder. He was sentenced in December 2022 to two months in prison, two years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $2,000 in fines.

Brian Gunderson – State College
Gunderson was found guilty in November of obstruction of an official proceeding and assaulting, resisting, or impeding law enforcement officers. He is to be sentenced on Jan. 27. He faces a statutory maximum of 20 years in prison on the obstruction charge, as well as a statutory maximum of eight years in prison for assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers.

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US Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-Pennsylvania, and other members take cover as domestic terrorists disrupt the joint session of Congress to certify the Electoral College vote on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (CQ-Roll Call Photo via Getty Images/Tom Williams)

Brian Healion – Upper Darby
Healion, a member of the Proud Boys, has been charged with unlawful entry on restricted buildings or grounds, and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

Jennifer Heinl – Pittsburgh
Heinl pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. She was sentenced in June 2022 to two years of probation, including 14 days of intermittent incarceration, 50 hours of community service, and ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

Annie Howell – Swoyersville
Howell pleaded guilty to entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds. She was sentenced in March 2022 to 36 months of probation, including 60 days of intermittent incarceration, 60 hours of community service, and ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

Brian Korte – York Haven
Korte was arrested in May 2022 on charges including entering a restricted building and disorderly conduct.

Jackson Kostolsky – Allentown
Kostolsky pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He was sentenced in November 2022 to three years of probation, including 30 days of home detention, and ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

Samuel Lazar – Ephrata
Lazar, who cooperated with authorities, was arrested in July 2021 and sentenced in secret to 30 months in prison during a sealed hearing in March 2022. He was released from federal custody in September. Lazar admitted to spraying a chemical irritant at police officers who were trying to defend the Capitol and to using a bullhorn to encourage other rioters to take officers’ weapons as he yelled, “Let’s get their guns!”

Deborah Lee – Olyphant
Lee was arrested in August 2021 and charged with knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds without lawful authority.

Michael Lopatic – Manheim Township
Lopatic died at age 57 in June 2022 after being arrested and charged with civil disorder; assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers; entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds; disorderly and disruptive entry, and disorderly conduct. He allegedly punched a police officer in the head repeatedly during the attack. According to PennLive.com, a cause of death was not released, but Lopatic was known to have numerous health issues, including a benign brain tumor.

Carson Lucard – Norristown
Lucard pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He was sentenced in June 2022 to 36 months of probation with 21 days of intermittent confinement, 60 days of home detention, and ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

Debra Maimone – New Castle
Maimone and Vogel, who are married, pleaded not guilty to charges including violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Both were released on their own recognizance and are believed to be working toward a plea deal.

Edward McAlanis – Stevens
McAlanis pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He was sentenced in February 2022 to two years of probation, including 60 hours of community service, and was ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

Richard Michetti – Ridley Park
Michetti pleaded guilty to obstruction of an official proceeding and aiding and abetting. He was sentenced in September 2022 to nine months of incarceration, 24 months of supervised release, and ordered to pay $2,000 in restitution.

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State Sen. Doug Mastriano and former state Rep. Rick Saccone, outside the US Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021 (Facebook screen grab).

Jorden Mink – North Fayette
Mink was arrested in March 2021 on charges including violent entry, disorderly conduct, and physical violence on Capitol grounds. He swung aggressively at officers with a long pole. Mink was sentenced in June to 51 months in prison.

Anthony Richard Moat – Philadelphia
Moat pleaded guilty in October 2022 to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He was sentenced in September 2023 to 10 days incarceration and ordered to pay $500 restitution.

Robert Morss – Glenshaw
Morss was found guilty of assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers with a dangerous weapon and robbery. He is set to be sentenced on Jan. 6.

Rachel Myers – Philadelphia
Myers pleaded guilty in November 2022 to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building.

Mark Nealy – Harrisburg
Nealy was arrested in June 2023 on charges of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; disorderly or disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds; disorderly conduct in a Capitol building; and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in any Capitol building.

Marshall Neefe – Newville
Neefe pleaded guilty in May 2022 to conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding, and assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers using a dangerous weapon. He also pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting. He was sentenced in September 2022 to 41 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $2,000 in restitution.

Lynwood Nester – Dillsburg
Nester was arrested in May 2022 on charges including entering or remaining in a restricted building.

Anthony Nolf – Birdsboro
Nolf was arrested in April 2023 on charges of civil disorder, entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds, and disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds.

Kelly O’Brien – North Whitehall Township
O’Brien pleaded guilty in January 2022 to entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds. She was sentenced in April 2022 to 90 days of incarceration and 12 months of supervised release. She was also ordered to pay $500 in restitution and a $1,000 fine.

Nicholas Perretta – Baden
Perretta pleaded guilty to knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority. He was sentenced to 30 days of incarceration and ordered to pay $500 in restitution in January 2022.

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Rioters gather outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on Jan 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Russell James Peterson – Rochester
Peterson pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He was sentenced to 30 days of incarceration and ordered to pay $500 in restitution in December 2021.

Matthew Perna – Sharpsville
Perna was arrested in January 2021 and charged with entering a restricted building and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. While awaiting sentencing earlier this year, Perna died by suicide. He was 37.

Michael Pomeroy – Harrisburg
Pomeroy was arrested in May 2022 on charges including entering or remaining in a restricted building.

Rachel Marie Powell – Sandy Lake
Powell was indicted in March 2021 on multiple charges, including committing an act of physical violence in the Capitol grounds or buildings; engaging in physical violence in a restricted building or grounds with a deadly or dangerous weapon; and disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds with a deadly or dangerous weapon. She was sentenced in October to 57 months in prison and 36 months of supervised release. Powell was also ordered to pay more than $8,000 in restitution, fines, and fees.

James Rahm Jr. – Philadelphia
Rahm was sentenced in January to one year in prison for obstruction of an official proceeding, a felony; one year in prison for each of the following misdemeanors: entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds, and disorderly or disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds; and six months in prison for the misdemeanors of disorderly conduct in a Capitol building, and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. All sentences were to run concurrently. Rahm filmed himself stating, among other things, “We broke the door down. We’re going in,” and “We’re taking our f—— house back. We’re here.”

James Rahm III – Philadelphia
Rahm pleaded not guilty in April 2021 of obstruction of an official proceeding, entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds, disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds, disorderly conduct in a Capitol building, and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He remains free on his own recognizance.

Zachary Rehl – Philadelphia
Rehl was among five members of the Proud Boys, including the group’s former national chairman, who were tried for seditious conspiracy and eight other charges in connection to the Capitol riot. Rehl, the former leader of the Philadelphia chapter of the Proud Boys, was sentenced to 15 years in prison in August 2023. At the time, it was the third longest sentence handed down in the attack.

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FILE – Proud Boys members Zachary Rehl, left, and Ethan Nordean, left, walk toward the U.S. Capitol in Washington, in support of President Donald Trump on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Howard Charles Richardson – King of Prussia
Richardson, who was photographed attacking a police officer with a Trump flag during the Capitol riot, pleaded guilty to assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers using a dangerous weapon or inflicting bodily injury. He was sentenced in August 2022 to 46 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $2,000 in restitution.

Leonard Ridge – Feasterville
Ridge pleaded guilty to entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds. He was sentenced in January 2022 to 14 days of incarceration, one year of supervised release, 100 hours of community service, given a $1,000 fine, and ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

James Robinson – Schwenksville
Robinson was arrested in August 2022 on charges including disorderly conduct in a Capitol building or grounds.

Samuel Rodriguez – Emmaus
Rodriguez pleaded guilty in November 2022 to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He was sentenced in February 2023 to 12 months probation and ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

Michael Rusyn – Olyphant
Rusyn pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He was sentenced in January 2022 to 24 months of probation, including 60 days of home confinement, and ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and $500 in restitution.

Ryan Samsel – Levittown
Samsel was arrested on Jan. 30, 2021 on multiple charges, including assaulting a federal agent. He has remained in jail since, and was accused in June 2022 of writing a letter talking about “getting rid of politicians” with a woodchipper.

Robert Sanford – Boothwyn
Sanford, a former firefighter, pleaded guilty to attacking police with a fire extinguisher in September 2022. He was sentenced in April to more than four years in prison.

Dustin Sargent – Kunkletown
Sargent was indicted in February 2023 on charges of obstruction of an official proceeding and aiding and abetting; civil disorder; assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers; entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds; disorderly or disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds; engaging in physical violence in a restricted building or grounds; disorderly conduct in a Capitol building; act of physical violence in the Capitol grounds or buildings; and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in any Capitol building.

Frank Scavo – Old Forge
Scavo pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He was sentenced in November 2022 to 60 days in prison and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine and $500 in restitution.

Peter Schwartz – Uniontown
In December 2022, a jury found Schwartz guilty of assaulting or resisting law enforcement using a dangerous weapon, interfering with law enforcement, and obstruction. He was sentenced in May 2023 to a then-record-setting 14 years in prison for attacking police officers with pepper spray and a chair as he stormed the Capitol with his wife.

Barton Wade Shively – Mechanicsburg
Shively was sentenced in June to 18 months in prison, for two counts of assaulting, resisting, or impeding law enforcement officers. Shively pleaded guilty in September 2022. In addition to the prison term, Shively received 36 months of supervised release and a fine/restitution of $2,000.

Brian Sizer – Ellwood City
Sizer pleaded guilty in January 2023 to charges including entering a restricted building, disorderly conduct in the Capitol, and in a restricted building. His wife, Julia Sizer, was also arrested for participating in the attack. He is reportedly working on a plea deal with prosecutors.

Julia Sizer – Ellwood City
Sizer pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. She was sentenced in February 2022 to one year of probation and ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and $500 in restitution.

Mikhail Edward Slye – Meadville
Slye was arrested in September 2022 and pleaded guilty to the charge of assaulting, resisting, or impeding law enforcement officers, a felony. In June, he was sentenced to 30 months in prison, 18 months supervised release, and ordered to pay $2,000 of restitution.

Diana Santos-Smith – Upper Black Eddy
Santos-Smith pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. She was sentenced in July 2022 to 20 days of incarceration, 3 years of probation, 100 hours of community service, and ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

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FILE – In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo, Trump supporters participate in a rally in Washington. Trump is casting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol as a patriotic act. As part of this, Trump is attempting to spread suspicions about the circumstances of the death of Ashli Babbitt, who was in the pro-Trump mob that day. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Dale Shalvey, Tara Stottlemyer – Bentleyville
Shalvey pleaded guilty in October 2022 to assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers using a dangerous weapon, inflicting bodily injury, and obstruction of an official proceeding. In May, Shalvey was sentenced to 41 months in prison, 24 months of supervised release, and a fine/restitution for $2,000. Shalvey is married to Tara Stottlemyer, who pleaded guilty to obstruction of an official proceeding. She was sentenced along with her husband to eight months in prison, 24 months of supervised release, and a fine/restitution of $2,000. The couple now lives in North Carolina.

Charles Bradford Smith – Shippensburg
Smith pleaded guilty to conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding and assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers. He also pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting. He was sentenced in September 2022 to 41 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $2,000 in restitution.

Paul Spigelmyer – Lewistown
Spigelmyer pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He was sentenced in October 2022 to 24 months of probation, including 45 days of home detention, He was also given 60 hours of community service and ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

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This image from police-worn body cam video and contained in the statement of facts supporting the arrest warrant for Howard Richardson, shows Richardson swinging a metal flagpole on Jan. 6, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Richardson was sentenced Aug. 26, 2022, to 46 months in federal prison for attacking a police officer with a Trump flag during the Capitol riot, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. (Department of Justice via AP)

Brian Stenz – Norristown
Stenz pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He was sentenced in February 2022 to 36 months of probation, including 14 consecutive days of incarceration, and two months of home detention. He was also ordered to pay a $2,500 fine and $500 in restitution.

Christina Traugh – Harrisburg
Traugh was arrested in June 2023 on charges of entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds; disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds; disorderly conduct in a Capitol building; and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building.

Jeremy Vorous – Venango
Vorous pleaded not guilty in April 2021 to charges including violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, as well as obstruction of an official proceeding. He remains free on his own recognizance.

Mitchell Paul Vukich – New Brighton
Vukich pleaded guilty to knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority. He was sentenced in January 2022 to 30 days of incarceration and ordered to pay $500 in restitution.

Freedom Vy – Havertown
Vy was arrested in December 2021 on charges including unlawful entry on restricted buildings or grounds and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

Sandra Suzanne Weyer – Mechanicsburg
Weyer was arrested in June 2021 on charges including obstruction of proceedings, aiding and abetting, and violent entry or disorderly conduct. She was sentenced in September to 14 months in prison, 12 months of supervised release, and ordered to pay $2,000 in restitution and fines.

Gary Wickersham – West Chester
Wickersham pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. He was sentenced in December 2021 to 36 months of probation, including 90 days of home detention. He was also ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and $500 in restitution.

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FILE – This booking photo provided by the Dauphin County, Pa., Prison, shows Riley June Williams. The Harrisburg woman linked to the far-right “Groyper” extremist movement, was sentenced Thursday, March 23, 2023, to three years in prison for her role in the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol. (Dauphin County Prison via AP)

Riley June Williams – Harrisburg
In November 2022, a jury found Williams guilty of six of the eight charges against her for being part of the group that stormed then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office. Williams was sentenced to three years in prison in March 2023.

Andrew Wrigley – Jim Thorpe
Wrigley pleaded guilty to demonstrating, parading, or picketing in a Capitol building. He was sentenced in December 2021 to 18 months of probation, and was ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and $500 in restitution.

Source: Department of Justice, FBI, other court records.

Authors

  • Isabel Soisson

    Isabel Soisson is a multimedia journalist who has worked at WPMT FOX43 TV in Harrisburg, along with serving various roles at CNBC, NBC News, Philadelphia Magazine, and Philadelphia Style Magazine.

  • Patrick Berkery

    Pat Berkery is the senior community editor of The Keystone.

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