Woman accused of helping steal Pelosi laptop freed from jail

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Posted at 1:00 AM, Jan 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-21 11:18:00-05

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge has decided to release a Pennsylvania woman while she faces charges that she helped steal a laptop from the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the attack on the U.S. Capitol. U.S. Magistrate Judge Martin Carlson released Riley June Williams on Thursday into the custody of her mother, with travel restrictions, and instructed her to appear Monday in federal court in Washington to continue her case. The 22-year-old Harrisburg resident, is accused of theft, obstruction and trespassing, as well as violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Williams surrendered to face charges on Monday and has been locked up in the county jail in Harrisburg.