Jersey City man convicted of federal crimes related to Jan. 6 riot

A Jersey City man who posted videos of himself at the riots at the United States Capitol has been convicted of federal charges.

News 12 Staff

Dec 13, 2022, 10:36 PM

Updated 493 days ago

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A Jersey City man who posted videos of himself at the riots at the United States Capitol has been convicted of federal charges.
A jury found Hector Vargas Santos guilty of disorderly conduct, picketing and violent entry into a building.
Vargas Santos tagged himself on Facebook posts on Jan. 6, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol. He posted photos of rioters scaling the walls and captioned the post “We the people took over the U.S. Capitol.”


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