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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*
1:22-mj-154 ETHRIDGE, Tyler Earl

See accompanying documents. 

COLORADO, Denver

Complaint filled 7/7/22.

Arrested 7/8/22. 

July 8, 2022
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 1/13/21. Charged via criminal information 1/15/21.

Arraigned 1/22/21 where he pleaded not guilty to all counts.

Status conferences held on 3/30/21, 6/1/21, and 7/9/21.

Plea agreement hearing held on on 7/15/21 where he pleaded guilty to count 4. 

Defendant sentenced on 10/13/21 to 24 months of probation, 60 hours of community service, a restitution payment of $500 and a special assessment of $10.

October 19, 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 - 2/1/21

Indicted - 3/18/21

Arraigned - 4/16/21 and pleaded not guilty to all counts.

Superseding Information filed - 9/12/22

Pleaded guilty - 9/20/22

Sentenced - 12/20/2022 to 2 months incarceration, 24 months supervised release, $2,000 restitution

January 18, 2023
1:21-cr-739 HOLDRIDGE, Brent John

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

CALIFORNIA, Dublin

Arrested 12/2/2021. Information filed 12/13/2021.

Superseding information filed 3/10/22.

Pleaded guilty 8/4/22.

 

August 9, 2022
1:21-cr-406 RIDGE IV, Leonard Pearson

Obstructing an Official Proceeding

Restricted Building and Grounds

Disorderly Conduct

PENNSYLVANIA, Feasterville-Trevose

Arrested 5/21. Initial appearance held 6/3/21.

Indicted 6/16/21. Plea agreement entered 10/1/2021 and pleaded guilty to count 2.

Sentenced 1/4/22 to 14 days of incarceration, one year of supervised release, 100 hours of community service, $1,000 fine, $500 restitution. 

November 7, 2022
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