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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.
|Case Number||Name||Charge(s)||Case Documents||Location of Arrest||Case Status||Entry Last Updated*|
|1:22-mj-154||ETHRIDGE, Tyler Earl||
See accompanying documents.
Complaint filled 7/7/22.
|July 8, 2022|
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|
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
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
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
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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