Andrew Taake

Taake allegedly engaged in altercations with Capitol Police.  He is accused of pepper spraying them. It is possible he brought a weapon that appears to be combination of a baton and whip with him for self-protection.  Taake entered the Capitol Building and is seen pictured in various places throughout the building.

Please keep in mind that in the United States, every citizen charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Charges

Civil Disorder (1) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding (2) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon (3) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon (4) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (5) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (6) Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (7) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (8) Impeding Passage Through the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (9) Act of Physical Violence on Capitol Grounds or Buildings (10) Parading, Demonstrating or Picketing in a Capitol Building (11)

Case Status

Arrested and initial appearance held 7/23/21. Plea of not guilty entered on 10/6/21 and again on 12/7/21. Status Conference set for 11/29/2022 at 03:00 PM in Telephonic/VTC before Judge Carl J. Nichols

Defense Lawyer

Michael E. Lawlor

USA Attorney

Barry Kent Disney, I
Trial Attorney, Capitol Case Section; Detailee- Capitol Siege Division- Kansas Bar No. 13284 U.S. Department of Justice 1331 F. St. NW, Suite 6000 Washington, D.C. 20005 office-phone-(202)-305-4367 cell-phone-(202)-924-4861 Email- [email protected]

Prison Name

Andrew Taake-56677-509 USP Lewisburg US Penitentiary PO BOX 1000 Lewisburg, PA 17837

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Information on Writing/Encouragement

Taake owns a pressure washing and gutter cleaning business called Hi-Flow in Houston.

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