More than 100 Inauguration Day protesters indicted on rioting charges

A grand jury has indicted more than 100 Inauguration Day protesters on rioting charges in Washington, D.C. In total, 209 people have now been indicted.

The indictment, handed up on Wednesday, charged 146 additional protesters with felony rioting — meaning they face a fine of up to $25,000 and a maximum of 10 years in prison.

On Inauguration Day, 230 people were arrested and charged with felony rioting.

Violent protesters clashed with cops in various locations throughout the day leading up to the arrest of 200 people near Capitol Hill.

Businesses were vandalized and sustained "significant damage," demonstrators lighted a limousine on fire, and six police office suffered minor injuries after protesters set fires and threw rocks, bricks, trash cans and other small objects.

Corrie O'Connor

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