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Derek Kinnison

Kinnison and three other men took a cross-country road trip to attend the Stop the Steal rally. He allegedly entered the Upper West terrace and was wearing a gas mask. There is no evidence he behaved violently.

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


Conspiracy to Obstruct an Official Proceeding; (1) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; (2) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (6) Tampering with Documents or Proceedings (7)

Case Status

Kinnison was arrested on 6/10/21 and appeared in court on 6/14/21. Conditions of release were set on 06/14/21. He has pleaded not guilty to all counts on multiple occasions. Second Superseding Indictment Issued 5/10/23. Jury trial rescheduled to 10/2/23 at 10 am in Courtroom 15.

Defense Lawyer

Nicolaie Cocis

USA Attorney

Risa Berkower
Risa Berkower UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 555 4th Street, NW Washington, DC 20530 (202) 252-6782 Fax: (202) 307-3961 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

USA Attorney

Thomas T. Ballantine
California Bar No. 208193 Prosecutor Detailee United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia 601 D Street NW Washington, DC 20579 phone- 202-532-3048 email- [email protected]

USA Attorney

Anthony W. Mariano
MA Bar No. 688559 Trial Attorney, Detailee United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia 601 D Street NW Washington, DC 20579 phone- (202) 476-0319 email- [email protected]

Derek Kinnison's Mailing Address

NA-Released on personal recognizance.

Please note: Prisoner mail is reviewed by guards. Please keep messages of encouragement to a general and/or religious nature. For example, do not mention the events of Jan. 6th or other current events under criminal investigation.

Information on Writing/Encouragement

Derek Kinnison c/o Patriot Mail Project PO Box 173 King NC 27021

Case Documents


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