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  • Charged

Uliyahu HayahLast Updated: January 4, 2022

Location

Fairfax, Virginia

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Fairfax, Virginia

Executive Summary

According to court documents, Hayah was captured on video entering the U.S. Capitol through the Senate wing wearing a camouflage backpack, a black head covering and a gas mask while carrying an American flag.

As alleged, around 2:25 p.m., Hayah was on the front line of the crowd walking against a line of U.S. Capitol Police Officers in the crypt. Hayah continued walking through the building toward the House of Representatives Chamber, making his way to the vicinity of the Speaker’s Lobby moments after Ashli Babbitt was shot. As depicted in publicly available video, Hayah joined a physical confrontation as law enforcement tried to escort rioters out of the building. As alleged, he put his hands on a Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officer and pushed the officer approximately 10 feet into the crowd. Hayah exited the building at approximately 2:57 p.m.

Litigation Details

DOJ Case Number:

21-mj-577

Charges

Assaulting, Resisting or Impeding Certain Officers or Employees Civil Disorder Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds Engage in an Act of Physical Violence in the Grounds or any Capitol Building Parade, Demonstrate or Picket in any of the Capitol Buildings

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Fairfax, Virginia | August 26, 2021

Press Coverage

  • Maryland and Florida Men Arrested for Assault on Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on January 28, 2021 Read at US DOJ

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