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Capitol Breach Cases

Capitol Breach Cases

Below is a list of defendants charged in federal court in the District of Columbia related to crimes committed at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C, on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. 

Every case is being prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. Following arrests, or surrender, defendants must appear before district court magistrate/judge where the arrest takes place, in accordance with the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure.

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Case Number Namesort descending Charge(s) Case Documents Location of Arrest Case Status Entry Last Updated*
1:21-cr-160 ASHLOCK, Ryan

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon

KANSAS, Lenexa

Arrested 2/22 and made initial appearance on 2/26. Indicted 2/26.

Arraigned 3/23 and pleaded not guilty to all counts.

Defendant remains on personal recognizance and has a status hearing set for 6/24/21 at 10 am.

May 10, 2021
1:21-cr-175 BIGGS, Joseph Randall

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Disorderly Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds

FLORIDA, Ormond Beach

Arrested 1/20/21 in the Middle District of Florida. Initial appearance 1/20/21 in the Middle District of Florida.

Indicted 3/10 and arraigned 3/23 where he pleaded not guilty to counts 1-6.

Defendant remains committed and has status conference set for 7/15/21 at 2 pm.

June 15, 2021
21-cr-28-APM CALDWELL, Thomas Edward

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Tampering with DocStauments or Proceedings

VIRGINIA, Charlottesville

Arrested 1/19/21 in the Western District of Virginia.

Indicted 1/27 and arraigned 2/12 where he pleaded not guilty to all counts.

Superseding indictment issued 2/19 and arraignment held 3/1 where he pleaded not guilty to all counts.

Second superseding indictment issued 3/12; pleaded not guilty to all counts.

Status conference held 6/1/21 at 10 am.

June 16, 2021
1:21-cr-160 CHRESTMAN, William

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting; Threatening a Federal Officer; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon

Missouri, Western District

Arrested 2/11/21 in the Western District of Missouri. Indicted 2/26.

Arraigned 3/24 and pleaded not guilty to counts 1-6. Defendant remains committed.

Status conference set for 6/24/21 at 10 am.

June 16, 2021
1:21-cr-160 COLON, Louis Enrique

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon

Missouri, Western District

Arrested 2/11/21. Indicted 2/26/21.

Arraigned and pleaded not guilty to all counts on 3/23/21.

Defendant remains on personal recognizance bond. Status conference set for 6/24/21 at 10 am.

June 16, 2021
21-cr-28-APM CROWL, Donovan Ray

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Tampering with Documents or Proceedings

Ohio, Southern District

Arrested 1/18/21 in the Southern District of Ohio

March 22, 2021
1:21-cr-73 DECARLO, Nicholas

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Destruction of Government Property; Theft of Government Property; Restricted Building or Grounds; Aiding and Abetting

Texas, Northern District

Arrested 1/26/21 in the Northern District of Texas

February 10, 2021
1:21-cr-175 DONOHOE, Charles

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Disorderly Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds

March 19, 2021
1:21-cr-52 GREENE, Matthew

Conspiracy

Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding Abetting

Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting

Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting

Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds

Disorderly Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds

Disorderly Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Aiding and Abetting

NEW YORK

Greene was arrested on April 21, 2021 and had his initial appearance in court the same afternoon.

April 26, 2021
1:21-cr-28 HARRELSON, Kenneth

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Tampering with Documents or Proceedings

Arrest location: Titusville, Florida
Arrest date: 3/10/2021

March 26, 2021
1:21-cr-222 KHATER, Julian Elie

Assault on Federal Officer with Dangerous Weapon; Conspiracy to Injure an Officer; Civil Disorder and Obstructing or Impeding Any Official Proceeding; Physical violence on restricted grounds, while carrying dangerous weapon, and resulting in significant bodily injury; Violent entry and disorderly conduct, act of physical violence on Capitol Grounds

New Jersey

Arrested on 3/15/21.

Initial appearance 3/15/21 at 3:00 in District of New Jersey.

March 25, 2021
1:21-cr-00237-RDM KLEIN, Jonathanpeter

Conspiracy
Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting
Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting
Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting
Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds
Disorderly Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds

Both Matthew and Jonathanpeter Klein have been ordered detained after their arraignment on Thursday, April 1st at 2 p.m. EST. Their next court appearance will be May 7.

April 2, 2021
1:21-cr-00237-RDM KLEIN, Matthew

Conspiracy
Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting
Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting
Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting
Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds
Disorderly Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds

Both Matthew and Jonathanpeter Klein have been ordered detained after their arraignment on Thursday, April 1st at 2 p.m. EST. Their next court appearance will be May 7.

April 2, 2021
1:21-cr-160 KONOLD, Cory

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon

Arizona

Arrested 2/11/21 in Arizona

March 19, 2021
1:21-cr-160 KONOLD, Felicia

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon

Arizona

Arrested 2/11/21 in Arizona

March 19, 2021
1:21-cr-160 KUEHNE, Christopher

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon

Missouri, Western District

Arrested 2/11/21 in the Western District of Missouri.

March 19, 2021
21-cr-28-APM MEGGS, Connie

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Tampering with Documents or Proceedings

Florida, Middle District

Arrested in the Middle District of Florida

May 10, 2021
1:21-cr-28 MEGGS, Kelly

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Tampering with Documents or Proceedings

Florida, Middle District

Arrested in the Middle District of Florida

May 10, 2021
1:21-cr-175 NORDEAN, Ethan (aka, Ruffio Panman)

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Disorderly Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds

Washington, Western District

Arrested 2/3/21 in the Western District of Washington

Nordean entered a not guilty plea to counts 1s, 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, and 6s.

Status conference set for 6/3/21 at 2 pm. Defendant remains committed.

May 6, 2021
1:21-cr-73 OCHS, Nicholas

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Destruction of Government Property; Theft of Government Property; Restricted Building or Grounds; Aiding and Abetting

Hawaii

Complaint filed 1/7/21. Initial Appearance set for 1/27/21 at 1:00 p.m.

February 10, 2021
1:21-cr-28 PARKER, Bennie Alvin

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Tampering with Documents or Proceedings

Ohio, Northern District

Arrested 2/18/21 in the Northern District of Ohio

Pleaded not guilty to all countrs on 4/6/21.

Status conference set for 6/1/21 at 10 am. The defendant remains on personal recognizance.

 

May 6, 2021
1:21-cr-28 PARKER, Sandra Ruth

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Tampering with Documents or Proceedings

Ohio, Northern District

Arrested 2/18/21 in the Northern District of Ohio

Pleaded not guilty to all counts on 3/4/21.

Defendant remains on personal recognizance and will have a status conference hearing on 6/1/21 at 10 am.

May 6, 2021
1:21-cr-52 PEPE, William

Conspiracy; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers; Civil Disorder; Government Property or Contracts; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Robbery of Personal Property of the United States; Restricted Building or Grounds; Aiding and Abetting

New York

Arrested on 1/12 in New York.

Pepe pleaded not guilty to counts 1,2,8 and 9 of the indictment. 

Defendant Remains on Personal Recognizance and will have a conference on 5/25/21.

May 6, 2021
1:21-cr-52 PEZZOLA, Dominic (aka Spaz, aka Spazzo, Aka Spazzolini)

Conspiracy; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers; Civil Disorder; Government Property or Contracts; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Robbery of Personal Property of the United States; Restricted Building or Grounds; Aiding and Abetting

New York, Western District of

Arrested 1/15/21. Initial appearance in the Western District of New York on 1/15/21 at 2pm.

Pezzola pleaded not guilty to counts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11.

The defendant remains detained and will have a status hearing on 5/25/21.

May 6, 2021
1:21-cr-175 REHL, Zachary

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Disorderly Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds

Status conference set for 6/3 at 2 pm. Defendant remains committed.

May 6, 2021
1:21-cr-28 STEELE, Laura

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Tampering with Documents or Proceedings

North Carolina, Middle District

Arrested 2/17/21 in the Middle District of North Carolina.

Indicted via second superseding indictment on 3/12/21 and was arraigned on 3/16. Steele pleaded not guilty to all counts.

The defendant remains on personal recognizance in high intensity supervision program. Status conference set for 6/1 at 10 am.

Members of the public or media may access the hearings via teleconference by dialing the court's toll-free public access line: (877) 848-7030, access code 321-8747.

May 7, 2021
1:21-cr-222 TANIOS, George

Assault on Federal Officer with Dangerous Weapon; Conspiracy to Injure an Officer; Civil Disorder and Obstructing or Impeding Any Official Proceeding; Physical violence on restricted grounds, while carrying dangerous weapon, and resulting in significant bodily injury; Violent entry and disorderly conduct, act of physical violence on Capitol Grounds

West Virginia, Morgantown

Arrested on 3/15/21.

Initial appearance 3/15/21 at 2:00 p.m. in the Northern District of West Virginia.

Tanios was indicted on 3/17 and arraigned on 4/13 where he pleaded not guilty to all counts. 

The defendant remains committed and has motion hearing set for 5/11/21 at 9 am.

May 7, 2021
21-cr-28-APM WALDEN, Jonathan

Conspiracy

Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting

Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting

ALABAMA

Arrested 6/3.

June 3, 2021
1:21-cr-28 WATKINS, Jessica

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Tampering with Documents or Proceedings

Ohio, Dayton

Arrested 1/18/21 in the Southern District of Ohio.

Watkins was indicted on 1/21 and made her initial appearance on 2/12 where she pleaded not guilty to all counts.

The defendant remains in custody and has a status conference set for 6/1/21 at 10 am.

May 7, 2021
1:21-cr-28 YOUNG, Graydon

Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Tampering with Documents or Proceedings

Florida, Middle District

Arrested 2/15/21 in the Middle District of Florida.

Charged via superseding indictment on 2/19/21 and was arraigned on 3/11/21 where he pleaded not guilty to counts 1-4 and 6.

The defendant remains on PR/HISP and has a status conference set for 6/1/21 at 10 am.

 

May 7, 2021
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