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Benjamin Martin

Martin spoke with the media and stated people were pulled into the crowd and couldn’t move. He said “inciters” other than Trump supporters were there. He decided not to enter further into the building because he felt uncomfortable with these factors.

Martin and police allegedly got into a scuffle by the doors as police were trying to stop people from going in. “I was trying to negotiate with both sides to de-escalate the issue,” Martin said.

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

  • First Name(s): Benjamin
  • Last Name(s): Martin
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-562
  • Arrest Location: Madera, CA
  • Judge: G Michael Harvey
  • Judge: Rudolph Contreras
  • Entry Last Updated: 12/27/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 04/11/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Civil Disorder (1) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding (2) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (3) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (4) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (5) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (6)

Case Status

Martin was arrested on 9/2/21. On 9/14/21, he pleaded not guilty to all counts and was released on personal recognizance. He entered another not guilty plea to all counts on 4/7/22. The last status conference occurred on 9/13/23. A jury trial will occur on 6/17/24 at 10am in Courtroom 23A.

USA Attorney

Alison Prout
Alison Prout DOJ-USAO Northern District of Georgia Richard B. Russell Federal Building 75 Ted Turner Drive, SW Atlanta, GA 30303 404-581-6105 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

USA Attorney

Andrew J. Tessman
Assistant United States Attorney – Detailee West Virginia Bar No. 13734 300 Virginia Street Charleston, WV 25301 phone- (304) 345-2200 email- [email protected]

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