Glendora Man pleads guilty to rebellion case – CBS Los Angeles


GLENDORA (CBSLA) – On Friday, a Glendora man pleaded guilty to a felony in the charge of destroying state property during the uprising at the United States Capitol in January last year.

According to court documents, 21-year-old Hunter Emke smashed five windows during his attempt to break into the Capitol building during the uprising that disrupted a joint session of Congress on January 6, 2021. Court documents also show that the Glendora man caused nearly $ 3,000 in damage during the riot.

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After he and the large group were gathered outside the Rotunda door on the east side of the building around 2.15pm, Emke jumped up on a ledge and used his right foot to smash three windows. He then used his right fist to crack two more panes. According to court documents, the Capitol architect claimed that Emke had caused damage of $ 2,821 by smashing the five windows.

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WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 06: Protesters gather on the second day of pro-Trump events driven by President Donald Trump’s continued allegations of electoral fraud to overturn the results before Congress concludes them in a joint session of the 117th Congress on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Emke was arrested on January 13, 2021. He will be convicted later in the year on May 11.

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According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, 725 people from nearly all 50 states have been arrested since the January 6 attack.