More than 100 people indicted on felony rioting charges from Inauguration Day
WASHINGTON, DC – The Superior Court of the District of Columbia’s grand jury indicted 146 people on felony rioting charges in connection with Inauguration Day.
The U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia says a total of 209 people have now been indicted on felony rioting charges that happened in a four-block area between the intersections of 13th and O Streets NW and 12th and L Streets NW.
Felony rioting is an abuse punishable by statutory maximum of 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $25,000.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia also dismissed felony rioting charges against three other individuals: Michael Adkins, John Baker, Jesse Schultz. So far, 12 such cases have been dismissed.
A total of 230 people were arrested and charged with felony rioting.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for DC says they are working with MPD to review evidence related to the arrests on Jan. 20.