Aaron Mostofsky cried during his court appearance [/caption]
He is the son of a Supreme Court judge[/caption]
Mostofsky, 34, wearing Baby Yoda pajama pants instead of fur, shed tears when he appeared before US Magistrate Judge Sanket Bulsara.
The son of Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Shlomo Mostofsky was released on a $100,000 bond and faces up to 10 years in prison.
In a criminal complaint released on Tuesday, the Justice Department charged Aaron Mostofsky with theft of government property, unlawful entry, knowingly impeding government business and disorderly conduct.
Aaron Mostofsky wore Baby Yoda pajama pants to his court hearing[/caption]
Aaron Mostofsky faces up to 10 years in prison[/caption]
Aaron Mostofsky’s bond is to be secured through real estate.
Aaron Mostofsky was arrested after the riots[/caption]
The complaint cites the reporting by the Post, and says that he was photographed carrying a U.S. Capitol Police shield and wearing a police vest, both of which are valued at more than $2000.
During the riot, Aaron Mostofsky was dressed in fur pelts and a bulletproof vest and joined protesters who swarmed the halls of Congress, according to the Gothamist.
Aaron Mostofsky was pictured inside the Capitol building[/caption]
He was pictured in widely circulated photographs while going down the stairs outside the Senate Chamber in the bizarre outfit while also carrying a walking stick.
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He told the outlet: “My brother did nothing illegal…He definitely was not part of the riot.”
Like the vast majority of those who breached the capitol, Aaron Mostofsky was permitted to leave without arrest.