Uptown man, father charged in Jan. 6 Capitol riot plead guilty


CHICAGO — A Chicago man and his father, charged with breaching the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, have both pled guilty to a misdemeanor, according to court documents obtained by WGN News.

Matt Bokoski and his father, Bradley James Bokoski, 58, of Utah, traveled to Washington to hear President Donald Trump speak at a rally on Jan. 6 and followed the crowd to the Capitol, which they entered through a breached Senate door, a complaint read.

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Photos show the two men entering the Capitol and Matthew Bokoski draped in a flag bearing Trump’s name.  

The surveillance footage places them inside the building five minutes after the violent crowd breached the Capitol. 

Both were arrested in May.

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They will be sentenced in Washington on Jan. 17. 

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