The Pennsylvania girl charged with stealing Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s laptop computer throughout the Capitol Hill riot has been granted permission to go away her home arrest to attend a Renaissance Honest.
Riley Williams, 25, has been detained at her residence for the final yr and a half since her arrest within the Capitol riot case.
This weekend, she’ll have the prospect to decorate in medieval cosplay within the eight hours she’s been given to attend the truthful in Lancaster County.
“She is confined to her residence 24/7 with exceptions. Each every now and then, if there’s an exercise that pursuits her, we ask if she will be able to attend,” Williams’ lawyer, Lori Ulrich, instructed the Pittsburgh Publish-Gazette.
Ulrich mentioned prosecutors usually grant Williams’ requests to exit for a day sporadically, and have permitted comparable outings earlier than.
Williams was arrested on Jan. 18 after photographs confirmed her snatching the pc throughout the Jan. 6 riots. She later bragged on-line about stealing it.
“I STOLE S–T FROM NANCY POLESI [sic],” she allegedly wrote in a single message on Discord, based on the federal criticism.
“I DOMT [sic] CAREI TOOK NANCY POLESIS [sic] HARD DRIVES I DON’T CARE KILL ME,” mentioned one other message, the criticism mentioned.
The FBI has additionally investigated allegations that Williams sought to promote the laptop computer to Russia.
To this point, at the least 895 individuals have been arrested in reference to the Capitol riot, based on NPR.