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  • Convicted

Thomas BaranyiLast Updated: August 18, 2022


Ewing, New Jersey

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Ewing, New Jersey
  • Sentenced on Jun 17, 2022


  • Former Navy

Executive Summary

“We had stormed into the chambers inside and there was a young lady who rushed through the windows,” Baranyi, 28, says in the two-minute interview, which has been widely shared on social media. “A number of police and secret service were saying, ‘Get back, get down, get out of the way.’ She didn’t heed the call, and as we kind of raced up to grab people, pull them back, they shot her in the neck.”  Ted Sherman | NJ Advance Media for


Former Navy

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building;
  • Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds;
  • Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building;
  • Parading, Demonstrating, and Picketing in a Capitol Building

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Ewing, New Jersey | January 12, 2021
  • Arraigned

    February 10, 2021 "Arraigned 2/10/21 where he pleaded not guilty to all counts."
  • Initial Appearance

    January 21, 2021 "Initial appearance 1/21/21."
  • Charged

    February 2, 2021 "Charged via criminal information on 2/2/21."
  • Status Conference

    July 7, 2021 "Status conference held on 7/7/21. Defendant remains on personal recognizance."
  • Status Conference

    September 7, 2021 "Status conference set for 9/7/21 at 10:00 am."
  • Pleaded

    February 3, 2022 "Pleaded guilty 2/3/22."
  • Sentenced

    June 17, 2022 "Sentenced 6/17/22 to 90 days in jail, one year of supervised release, 60 hours of community service and $500 restitution."

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 90 day(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 12 month(s)
  • Community Service: 60 hour(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $500

Affiliated Organizations

    • Conspiracy / Misinformation


    24 individual(s)

Press Coverage

  • N.J. man in Capitol siege news video arrested by the FBI

    Published on January 13, 2021 Read at


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