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  • Convicted

Ricky WilldenLast Updated: August 9, 2022

Location

Oakhurst, California

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6
  • Organized for 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Oakhurst, California
  • Sentenced on Aug 5, 2022

Executive Summary

In publicly available videos recorded on Jan. 6, Willden can be seen in a crowd near the east door of the Capitol at 2:24 p.m. (according to time stamps in one of the videos) wearing a dark jacket, beanie cap and gloves, and cheering as the doors to the Capitol opened. At 2:35 p.m., he can be seen raising his hand and spraying an unknown substance from a green can toward police officers who were standing guard at the east door.

Prior to January 6, he ran the “GiveSendGo” Proud Boys fundraiser

Litigation Details

DOJ Case Number:

1:21-cr-423

Charges

  • Civil Disorder
  • Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers
  • 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
  • Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings
  • Parading, Demonstrating or Picketing in a Capitol Building

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Oakhurst, California | June 30, 2021
  • Charged

    June 23, 2021 "Indicted 6/23."
  • Arraigned

    July 22, 2021 "Arraigned 7/22/2021 and pleaded not guilty to all counts."
  • Charged

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

    April 7, 2022 "Pleaded guilty 4/7/22."
  • Sentenced

    August 5, 2022 "Sentenced 8/5/22 to two years in prison, three years of supervised release, $2,000 restitution."

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 24 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $2000

Affiliated Organizations

    • Extremist / Right-Wing Group

    Proud Boys

    37 individual(s)

Press Coverage

  • New Article California Man Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Assaulting Officers During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on August 5, 2022 Read at US DOJ
  • California Man Arrested for Assault on Law Enforcement during Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on July 1, 2021 Read at US DOJ

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