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Derek Gunby

Derek Gunby was at the Capitol to attend the Stop the Steal rally. He says he walked into the Capitol with the crowd and that he thought it was okay because police weren’t stopping him. There is no evidence he acted violently.

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 (1) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds, (2) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Grounds, (3) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building. (4) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (5)

Case Status

Derek Gunby was arrested on 8/12/21 and first appeared in court on 8/18/21. On 08/18/21, he was released on personal recognizance bond. On 10/28/21, he plead not guilty to all counts. Superseding indictment filed 8/30/23. After a jury trial ending on 11/13/23, he was found guilty of all counts. The court ordered his sentencing to be put on hold until the US Supreme Court hears US v Fischer.

USA Attorney

Christopher Amore
Christopher Amore DOJ-USAO District of New Jersey 970 Broad Street Ste 700 Newark, NJ 07102 973-645-2757 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

USA Attorney

Kyle M. McWaters
D.C. Bar No. 241625 Assistant United States Attorneys 601 D Street NW Washington, DC 20850 Phone- (202)-252-6983 Email- [email protected]

Derek Gunby's Mailing Address

NA-Released on personal recognizance.

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