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Riley June Williams biography: 13 things about Nancy Pelosi laptop thief from Pennsylvania

Riley June Williams (©Pennsylvania Department of Motor Vehicles)

Riley June Williams (©Pennsylvania Department of Motor Vehicles)

Riley June Williams is a white woman from Pennsylvania, United States. Here are 13 more things about her:

  1. She is a care worker at Keystone Human Services, a home health care agency in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (a) (b)
  2. She lives with her mother in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. In 2020, she suddenly became interested in Donald Trump’s politics and far-right message boards, according to her mother. (c)
  3. Her father lives in Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. (d)
  4. She travelled to Washington, D.C., USA with her father on January 6, 2021. They did not stay together there but later that day, they met up and went back to Harrisburg, according to her father. (d)
  5. She was wearing eyeglasses, a green t-shirt and brown trench coat while carrying a black-and-white striped zebra-print bag over her shoulders when she participated in the riot at U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021. That day, Trump’s supporters breached the building while a joint session of Congress was certifying the vote of the Electoral College and affirming Joe Biden‘s victory in the 2020 presidential election. She was caught on camera directing her fellow rioters toward Nancy Pelosi‘s office, where she later stole a laptop. (c) On January 8, 2021, Pelosi’s chief of staff Drew Hammill announced that a laptop from a conference room in the U.S. Capitol building was stolen. (e)
  6. She was 22 years old when she participated in the U.S. Capitol riot. (c)
  7. She used to be in a romantic relationship with the tipster who informed the Federal Bureau of Investigation about her participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. (c)
  8. She planned to send Pelosi’s laptop or hard drive to a friend in Russia who planned to sell it to the Russian foreign intelligence service Sluzhba vneshney razvedki Rossiyskoy Federatsii (Служба внешней разведки Российской Федерации) or SVR RF, the tipster told the FBI. The tipster added that she was not able to ship the device and she either still has it or has destroyed it. (c)
  9. After the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, she packed a bag, told her mother she would be gone for a couple of weeks then left. She did not tell her mother where exactly she was heading to. (d)
  10. She changed her telephone number and deleted her social media accounts particularly on Facebook, Instagram, Parler, Reddit, Telegram and Twitter after the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. (d)
  11. Her mother described her as a very empathetic and loving person in an interview with ITV News on January 15, 2021. (a)
  12. FBI special agent Jonathan Lund filed a criminal complaint against her, which was assigned to U.S. Magistrate Judge Robin M. Meriweather on January 17, 2021. (d). For her participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, she was charged with illegally entering the U.S. Capitol and disorderly conduct but not with theft. (c)
  13. On January 18, 2021, she was arrested and booked into the Dauphin County Prison in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (f)

(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)

 

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