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  • Arrested

Edward RodriguezLast Updated: January 4, 2022




Brooklyn, New York

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Brooklyn, New York
  • Status conference on Sep 30, 2021

Executive Summary

As depicted in publicly available video, Rodriguez pointed a canister at visibly marked law enforcement officers manning a barricade and sprayed them with a chemical irritant before retreating back into the crowd. 

Litigation Details

DOJ Case Number:



Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building Assaulting, Resisting or Impeding Certain Officers

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Brooklyn, New York | July 9, 2021
  • Initial Appearance

    July 16, 2021 "Initial appearance on 7/16. Defendant remains released on personal recognizance bond."
  • Status Conference

    September 30, 2021 "Status hearing set for 9/30/2021 at 1PM."

Press Coverage

  • New York Man Arrested for Assault on Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on July 10, 2021 Read at US DOJ

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