Who is Riley June Williams? Riley June Williams Bio/Wiki
FBI authorities are searching for a woman named ‘Riley June Williams‘ from Pennsylvania in connection with the U.S. Capitol riot earlier this month after a former romantic partner accused her of having taken a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office.
The FBI obtained data from an informant and said the allegation is still under investigation in court filings. In footage captured by the FBI, Riley June Williams can be seen directing rioters toward Pelosi’s office.
[UPDATE] According to the Justice Department, they were taken into custody for stealing a laptop or hard drive from Speaker Pelosi’s office with the purpose of selling it to Russia’s intelligence service.
Riley June Williams was taken into custody in Pennsylvania’s Middle District on Monday.
However, the FBI said in an arrest warrant on Sunday that Williams was not charged with robbery, but rather with unlawfully entering the Capitol and disorderly conduct.
A caller claiming to be an ex of Williams said friends of hers showed him a video of her taking a laptop or hard drive from Pelosi’s office, FBI officials said.
The caller alleged that she was planning to give the device to a friend in Russia who was planning to sell it to the foreign intelligence service of that country, but that scheme fell through and she either owned or lost the device. The FBI says the matter is still being investigated.
We posted new photos of individuals who unlawfully entered the U.S. Capitol and assaulted federal officers last week. The #FBI needs your help to identify them. Take a look at https://t.co/UVmdfOHwW0. If you see someone you know, submit a tip at https://t.co/buMd8vYXzH. @FBIWFO pic.twitter.com/CMvveMGxby
— FBI (@FBI) January 14, 2021
Her age is unknown.
Stole Nancy Pelosi’s Laptop
The informant informs the department that she is telling the “intended to send the computer device to a friend in Russia, who then planned to sell the device to SVR, Russia’s foreign intelligence service.”
Riley J. Williams is charged in the Capitol riot.
She allegedly stole a computer from @SpeakerPelosi’s office, & now @FBI is investigating a tip that she intended to send the computer to a friend in Russia who’d sell it to Russian intelligence.
Williams appears to have “fled”. pic.twitter.com/wk49guI14a
— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) January 18, 2021
The deal fell through for unexplained reasons, according to the informant, who appears to be a former Williams romantic partner.
— Raven Geary (@dudgedudy) January 18, 2021
Williams appears to be at large. Williams’ mother was last approached by Williams by local law enforcement in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. According to the affidavit. she “packed a bag and left her home and told her mother she would be gone for a couple of weeks,”
Photos show that the woman, Riley Williams, was in the Capitol near Pelosi’s office during the riot.
— Kyle Cheney (@kyledcheney) January 18, 2021
The investigation states that Williams was “was seen in footage of the Jan. 6 insurrection in area of the Capitol near Pelosi’s office,”
Breaking Politico: The FBI is investigating evidence that a woman who entered the Capitol on Jan. 6 stole a laptop or hard drive from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office and intended to sell it to Russians. https://t.co/4OcIYFTV2E
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) January 18, 2021
However, the FBI said in an arrest warrant on Sunday that Riley June Williams was not charged with robbery, but rather with unlawfully entering the Capitol and disorderly conduct.
Similar to other rioters, Williams faces charges of aggressive entry or disruptive conduct, as well as breaching restricted spaces in the Capitol. She is still not charged with robbery.
— BabyYoda (@commonsensedd) January 18, 2021