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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.

See the FBI Most Wanted List for the U.S. Capitol Violence

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Case Number Namesort descending Charge(s) Associated Documents Location of Arrest Case Status Entry Last Updated*
1:21-cr-26 ALBERTS, Christopher Michael

Unlawful Possession of a Firearm on Capitol Grounds or Buildings; Unlawful Entry or Remaining on Restricted Grounds without Lawful Authoirty; Carrying a Pistol without a License Outside Home or Place of Business; Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device

Maryland

Arrested on 1/7/21. Initial appearance / detention hearing on 1/7/21. Defendant released.  Preliminary Hearing set for 1/28/21 at 2:00 p.m.

February 4, 2021
1:21-cr-4 COFFMAN, Lonnie

Possession of an unregistered firearm (destructive device) and carrying a pistol without a license.

Alabama

Arrested on 1/7/21. Initial appearance on 1/7/21. Detained. Detention/Preliminary Hearing set for 1/12/21. 3:00 p.m. Indicted on 1/11/21.

February 4, 2021
1:21-mj-17 MEREDITH Jr., Cleveland Grover

Interstate Communication of Threats; Possession of Unregistered Firearms; Possession of Unregistered Ammunition; Possession of Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Devices

Arrested 1/8/21. Initial Appearance 1/8/21. Detained pending detention hearing scheduled for 1/13/21 at 1:30 p.m.

February 26, 2021
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*The field for “Entry Last Updated” is automatically updated whenever an entry is added or any edit to one is made.  On February 4, 2021, all entries were moved to this new page to increase functionality so all “entry last updated” fields reset to February 4, 2021.

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