A Frisco real estate agent who together with hundreds of others stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 has pleaded responsible to her involvement in the insurrection.
As portion of a plea agreement, Jennifer Leigh “Jenna” Ryan, 51, pleaded responsible on Thursday to a misdemeanor demand of knowingly parading, demonstrating or picketing inside of the Capitol for the duration of the riot.
Ryan entered her plea in a digital hearing in advance of a Washington, D.C., judge immediately after agreeing to cooperate with prosecutors.
The authentic estate agent, who authorities have explained flew from Denton to Washington with two other suspects, faces a highest of six months in jail and a $5,000 fantastic.
As aspect the plea settlement, Ryan agreed to fork out $500 in restitution for damages that happened throughout the riot. As of May perhaps 17, officials had estimated that rioters triggered $1,495,326.65 hurt to the Capitol.
Her sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 4 in Washington.
Ryan was arrested on Jan. 15 and charged with numerous federal expenses following she posted video clips and pictures on social media of her at the riot.
In accordance to the federal felony grievance, right here are illustrations of her participation in the Jan. 6 riot:
▪ At 1:41 p.m., Ryan posted a video on Facebook, stating she was going to “go down and storm the Capitol.” Seconds afterwards, she posted yet another movie as she walked toward the Capitol.
▪ At 3:21 p.m., Ryan alongside with her two mates are seen on surveillance video moving into the Capitol developing by way of the Rotunda doorway. Whilst inside, Ryan is on a online video chanting with the group, “Fight for Trump.” Through the online video, fireplace alarms can be listened to going off.
▪ At 7:28 p.m., the Frisco genuine estate agent posted this on her Twitter account, “Today was the excellent example of what American is all about.”
▪ At about 6:42 p.m. on Jan. 7, Ryan wrote this on her Twitter account, “We just stormed the Capitol. It was a single of the very best days of my life.”
This report consists of details from the Related Push.