Billy Knutson

Knutson allegedly climbed through a window and was livestreaming inside the Capitol. He allegedly spoke with police, but there is no further detail as to his activities inside the building.

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

  • First Name(s): Billy
  • Last Name(s): Knutson
  • Case Number: 22-cr-00031
  • Arrest Location: Mitchell, South Dakota
  • Judge: Florence Y. Pan
  • Entry Last Updated: 08/21/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (1) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (2) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (3) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (4)

Case Status

Knutson was arrested on 1/12/22 and was indicted 1/24. On 2/11, he plead not guilty to all charges. On 4/18, he plead guilty to count 1. His sentencing takes place on 8/26/ at 1pm.

USA Attorney

Joseph G. DeGaetano

Case Documents

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