Craig Michael Bingert

Video footage shows Bingert was present at the Capitol on Jan. 6th. He and others in the crowd shoved a barrier into police officers and lifted it to break through the police line. After the crowd is tear gassed, he is seen with others waving an American flag and chanting.

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


Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting (1) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers (2) Civil Disorder (3) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (4) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds (6) Obstructing, or Impeding Passage Through or Within, the Grounds or Any of the Capitol Buildings (7) Engaging in an Act of Physical Violence in the Grounds or Any of the Capitol Buildings (8)

Case Status

Bingert was arrested on 1/18/21 after his lawyer contacted the FBI on his behalf and Bingert agreed to turn himself in. Conditions of release were set on 02/12/2021. Entered a plea of not guilty to all counts on 2/12/21 and on 8/5/21. Jury Trial set for 5/15/2023 at 9:30 AM in Courtroom 15- In Person before Judge Royce C. Lamberth.

USA Attorney

Angela Buckner
Angela Nichole Buckner US ATTORNEY's OFFCIE DOJ-USAO, Sex Offense/Domestic Violence 555 Fourth St, NW, Washington, DC 20530 202 445-8430- [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: US Assistant Attorney

USA Attorney

Kaitlin Klamann
Assistant United States Attorney 601 D Street NW Washington, D.C. 20001 IL Bar No. 6316768 Phone-(202)-252-6778 Email- [email protected]

Prison Name


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