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  • Convicted

Edward RodriguezLast Updated: February 9, 2024




Brooklyn, New York

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sentenced on Jan 1, 2024

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

Case File:



  • 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."
  • Charged

    July 21, 2021 "Indicted 7/21/2021"
  • Charged

    December 1, 2021 "Superseding indictment filed 12/1/2021."
  • Sentenced

    January 1, 2024 "Sentenced to 36 months’ incarceration 36 months’ supervised release"

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 36 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)

Press Coverage

  • New York Man Pleads Guilty to Felony Charge For Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on March 13, 2023 Read at US DOJ
  • 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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