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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) Associated Documents Location of Arrest Case Status Entry Last Updated*
1:21-mj-165 ALAM, Zachary Jordan

Assault on a Federal Officer with a Dangerous or Deadly Weapon; Destruction of Government Property over $1,000; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Unlawful Entry on Restricted Building or Grounds; Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct

Pennsylvania, Eastern District

Arrested 1/30/21 in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

February 4, 2021
1:21-cr-38 BARNETT, Richard

Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Aiding and Abetting; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Entering and Remaining in Certain Rooms in the Capitol Building; Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building; Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building; Theft of Government Property

Arkansas, Western District

Initial Appearance 1/12/21 at 3pm CST (virtual – WDAR District Court)

February 4, 2021
FAIRLAMB, Scott Kevin

Civil Disorder; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certin Officers; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Disorderly and Disurptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Impeding Ingress and Egress in a Restricted Building or Gounds; Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building; Impeding Passage Through the Capitol Grounds or Buildings; Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings; Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building

New Jersey

Arrested 1/22/21 in the District of New Jersey

February 16, 2021
1:21-mj-136 FOY, Michael Joseph

Civil Disorder; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings

Michigan, Eastern District

Arrested 1/21/21 in the Eastern District of Michigan

March 1, 2021
1:21-cr-24 GIESWEIN, Robert

Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon; Destruction of Government Property; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon

Colorado

Arrested 1/18/21 in the District of Colorado.

Detention hearing 1/25/21. Ordered detained.

February 4, 2021
1:21-mj-115 GOSSJANKOWSKI, Vitali

Knowingly enter or remain in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority to do so; knowingly, and with intent to impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of Government business or official functions, engage in disorderly or disruptive conduct in, or within such proximity to, any restricted building or grounds when, or so that, such conduct, in fact, impedes or disrupts the orderly conduct of Government business or official functions; and did so while using or carrying a dangerous weapon.

District of Columbia

Arrested 1/18/21 in Washington, DC

February 4, 2021
1:21-mj-103 HARKRIDER, Alex Kirk

Civil Disorder; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon; Theft of Government Property; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Unlawful Possession of a Dangerous Weapon on Capitol Grounds or Buildings; Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building; Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings; Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building

Texas, Eastern District

Arrested 1/18/21 in the Eastern District of Texas.

February 16, 2021
JACKSON, Emanuel

Assaulting an Officer of the United States; Assaulting an Officer of the United States with a deadly or dangerous weapon; obstruction of an official proceeding; unlawful entry and physical violence on restricted building or grounds; violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds

District of Columbia

Arrested 1/18/21 in the District of Columbia

February 4, 2021
1:21-mj-269 KLEIN, Federico

Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon; Assaulting, Resisting or Impeding Law Enforcement Officer During Civil Disorder; Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority; Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds

Virginia March 5, 2021
1:21-cr-53 LANG, Edward Jacob

Civil Disorder; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers; Assaultin, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Aiding and Abetting; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building; Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings

New York

Arrested on 1/16/21 in New York.

February 4, 2021
1:21-cr-24 MCCAUGHEY III, Patrick Edward

Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon; Civil Disorder; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Aiding and Abetting; Disorderly and Dirsuptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Buildnig; Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings

New York, Southern District

Arrested 1/19/21 in the Southern District of New York

Indicted 1/29/21

February 4, 2021
1:21-cr-75 MILLER, Matthew Ryan

Civil Disorder; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Aiding and Abetting; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Disorderlly Conduct in a Capitol Building; Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings; Stepping, Climbing, Removing, or Injuring Property on the Capitol Grounds

Maryland

Arrested 1/25/2021 in the District of Maryland.

Ordered detained.

Preliminary hearing (telephonic/VTC) set for 2/8/21 at 1:00pm 

Arraignment/Motion Hearing set for 2/16/2021, at 2:00 PM via video.

February 10, 2021
1:21-mj-84 MINK, Jordan Robert

Unlawful Entry on Restricted Building or Grounds While Using or Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Unlawful Injury to Property on Capitol Grounds; Violent Entry, Disorderly Conduct, Physical Violence on Capitol Grounds; Destruction of government property valued at over $1,000; Theft of Government Property; Aiding and Abetting

Pennsylvania, Western District

Arrested 1/19/21 in the Western District of Pennsylvania

February 5, 2021
1:21-mj-102 NICHOLS, Ryan

Civil Disorder; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon; Theft of Government Property; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Unlawful Possession of a Dangerous Weapon on Capitol Grounds or Buildings; Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building; Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings; Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building

Virginia, Eastern District

Arrested 1/18/21 in the Eastern District of Texas

February 16, 2021
1:21-mj-252 PADILLA, Joseph Lino (aka, Jose Padilla)

Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder; Assaulting Law Enforcement Officer with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds

Georgia March 1, 2021
1:21-mj-197 POWELL, Rachel Marie

Obstruction; Depredation of Government Property; Restricted Building or Grounds with a Dangerous Weapon; Restricted Building or Grounds; Violent Entry or Disorderly Conduct

Pennsylvania, Western District

Arrested 2/4/21 in the Western District of Pennsylvania

February 5, 2021
1:21-mj-77 SABOL, Jeffrey P.

Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers; Civil Disorder; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building

New York, Southern District

Arrested 1/27/21 in the Southern District of New York

March 1, 2021
1:21-cr-86 SANFORD, Robert

Civil Disorder; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings

Pennsylvania

Arrested in Pennsylvania on 1/14/21

February 10, 2021
1:21-mj-57 STAGER, Peter

Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon; Civil Disorder; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building

Arkansas, Eastern District

Arrested 1/14/21 in Arkansas.  

Initial appearance 1/19/21 at 3:00pm in the Eastern District of Arkansas.

March 1, 2021
1:21-mj-97 WATSON, William Wright

Civil Disorders; Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Violent Entry or Disorderly Conduct

Alabama March 1, 2021
1:21-mj-244 WEBSTER, Thomas

Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds.

New York, Southern District

Arrested 2/22/21 in the Southern District of New York. Initial Appearance 2/23/2021 and ordered detained.  

February 23, 2021
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