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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

Defendant Admits Striking, Pushing and Kicking Officers

            WASHINGTON - A Georgia man pleaded guilty today to assaulting law enforcement during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, which disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress that was in the process of ascertaining and counting the electoral votes related to the presidential election.

            According to court documents, Kevin Douglas Creek, 47, of Alpharetta, assaulted two law enforcement officers. Creek pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers. He faces up to eight years in prison as well as three years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine. Sentencing was scheduled for March 10, 2022.

            On Jan. 6, at approximately 2:28 p.m., Creek made physical contact with an officer from the Metropolitan Police Department by striking the officer’s left hand, which was holding a baton. One minute later, he made physical contact with a U.S. Capitol Police Officer by placing his hand under the officer’s right shoulder and pushing.  He also kicked the officer. The assaults took place in the West Terrace area of the Capitol.

            Creek was arrested in Georgia on June 9, 2021. He remains released pending sentencing.

            The case is being prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Department of Justice National Security Division’s Counterterrorism Section. Valuable assistance was provided by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia. The case is being investigated by the FBI’s Atlanta Field Office and the FBI’s Washington Field Office, which identified Creek as #296 in its seeking information photos.

            In the 10 months since Jan. 6, more than 675 individuals have been arrested in nearly all 50 states for crimes related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol, including over 210 individuals charged with assaulting or impeding law enforcement. The investigation remains ongoing.

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Updated December 1, 2021