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Chance Anthony Uptmore

Chance Uptmore said he entered the Capitol building because he was caught up in the crowd, and because it was a once in a lifetime event.  His father, James Uptmore (aka Sonny), advised Chance not to go inside. There is no violence accounted for either of these two men on January 6.

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

  • First Name(s): Chance Anthony
  • Last Name(s): Uptmore
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-149
  • Arrest Location: San Antonio, TX
  • Judge: Robin M. Meriweather
  • Judge: Royce Lamberth
  • Entry Last Updated: 02/19/2024
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 04/14/2022
  • 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

Arrested 1/26/21. Initial appearance held 2/19. Charged via information on 2/24/21 and arraigned on 3/2. He pleaded not guilty to counts 1-4. On 03/31/2022, a Plea of Guilty by Chance Uptmore as to Count 4 of the Information filed on 2/24/2021 was entered; directed to file a Joint Status Report by 4/29/2022. Defendant remained on personal recognizance bond. Uptmore plead guilty to count 4 on 3/31/22. On 11/2/22, he was sentenced to 30 days in prison, 36 months of probation, and ordered to pay a $10 special assessment and $500 restitution.

USA Attorney

Angela Buckner
Angela N. Buckner Assistant United States Attorney D.C. Bar No. 1022880 555 4th Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20530 (202) 252-2656 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED US Assistant Attorney

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