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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) Case Documents Location of Arrest Case Status Entry Last Updated*
1:21-cr-41 GALLAGHER, Thomas

Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building; Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building; Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building

NEW HAMPSHIRE, Bridgewater

Arrested 1/13. Charged via criminal information 1/15.

Pleaded guilty to count 4 on 7/15. Sentencing set for 10/13 at 3 pm.

Defendant remains on personal recognizance.

July 21, 2021
1:21-cr-224 GRAYSON, Kenneth

Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building; Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building

PENNSYLVANIA, Bridgeville

Arrested 1/26/21. Initial appearance held 2/1.

Indicted 3/18. Arraigned 4/16 and pleaded not guilty to all counts.

Status conference set for 8/11 at 11 am.

July 21, 2021
21-mj-387 RIDGE, Leonard Pearso

1512 Obstructing an Official Proceeding

1752 (a)(1) and (2) Restricted Building and Grounds

5104 (e)(2) Disorderly Condcut

PENNSYLVANIA

Arrested 5/21.

July 20, 2021
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