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Approximately $1.5 million worth of damage to US Capitol during Jan. 6 riot, DC AG says

FILE - Insurrections loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
FILE - Insurrections loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
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WASHINGTON (7News) – The Jan. 6 insurrection caused approximately $1.5 million worth of damage to the U.S. Capitol building, according to an estimate by the Architect of the Capitol.

The U.S. Attorney's Office District of Columbia said the government continues to investigate losses that resulted from the breach of the Capitol, including damage to the Capitol building and grounds, both inside and outside the building.

Sunday, March 6, marked 14 months since the attack on the U.S. Capitol that disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress in the process of affirming the presidential election results.

The Department of Justice said the investigation and prosecution of those responsible for the attack continues.

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Based on the public court documents, below is a snapshot of the investigation as of Sunday, March 6, 2022.

Complete versions of most of the public court documents used to compile these statistics are available on the Capitol Breach Investigation Resource Page.

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Arrests made:
More than 775 defendants have been arrested in nearly all 50 states and the District of Columbia. (This includes those charged in both District and Superior Court).

Criminal charges:
More than 245 defendants have been charged with assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers or employees, including over 80 individuals who have been charged with using a deadly or dangerous weapon or causing serious bodily injury to an officer.
Approximately 140 police officers were assaulted Jan. 6 at the Capitol including about 80 U.S. Capitol Police and about 60 from the Metropolitan Police Department.
Approximately 10 individuals have been arrested on a series of charges that relate to assaulting a member of the media, or destroying their equipment, on Jan. 6.
Approximately 685 defendants have been charged with entering or remaining in a restricted federal building or grounds.
Over 80 defendants have been charged with entering a restricted area with a dangerous or deadly weapon.
More than 50 defendants have been charged with destruction of government property, and over 30 defendants have been charged with theft of government property.
More than 280 defendants have been charged with corruptly obstructing, influencing, or impeding an official proceeding, or attempting to do so.
Approximately 40 defendants have been charged with conspiracy, either: (a) conspiracy to obstruct a congressional proceeding, (b) conspiracy to obstruct law enforcement during a civil disorder, (c) conspiracy to injure an officer, or (d) some combination of the three.


Approximately 224 individuals have pleaded guilty to a variety of federal charges, from misdemeanors to felony obstruction, many of whom will face incarceration at sentencing.
Approximately 195 have pleaded guilty to misdemeanors. Twenty-nine have pleaded guilty to felonies.
Seven of those who have pleaded guilty to felonies have pleaded to charges related to assaults on law enforcement. Six have now been sentenced to prison terms ranging from 41 to 63 months.


More than 110 federal defendants have had their cases adjudicated and received sentences for their criminal activity on Jan. 6. More than 50 have been sentenced to periods of incarceration. More than 35 more have been sentenced to a period of home detention.

Public Assistance:

Citizens from around the country have provided invaluable assistance in identifying individuals in connection with the Jan. 6 attack. The FBI continues to seek the public’s help in identifying more than 350 individuals believed to have committed violent acts on the Capitol grounds, including over 250 who assaulted police officers.
Additionally, the FBI currently has 16 videos of suspects wanted for violent assaults on federal officers and one video of two suspects wanted for assaults on members of the media on January 6th and is seeking the public’s help to identify them.

For images and video of the attackers, click here.

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Anyone with tips can call 1-800-CALL-FBI (800-225-5324) or click here.

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