SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A former Sacramento Republican leader charged in the capitol riots has been released from a Washington D.C. jail.

Jorge Riley was released despite prosecutors arguing he’s a flight risk and a danger to the community. The 41-year-old was arrested after he was caught on video admitting his involvement in the riot.

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“We pushed our way to Nancy Pelosi’s office and went further and further,” he said in the video. Riley talked in detail about the violence. “I got pepper-sprayed three times,” he said.

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Riley has resigned from his position in the California Republican Assembly.

He is facing multiple charges related to the siege.

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Two other Sacrament-area people are facing charges in connection to the riot on Jan. 6. Colusa County woman Valerie Elaine Ehrke faced a federal judge in Sacramento last month on charges of entering a restricted building, disorderly conduct, and demonstrating inside the U.S. Capitol,  and Rocklin man Tommy Allan is accused of stealing documents from Mitch McConnell’s desk and a flag from Nancy Pelosi’s office during the Capitol riot.