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Douglas Farquhar Macrae

Macrae entered the Capitol and walked through the building, filming and posting what he saw. He walked up the stairs and caught word that Ashli Babbitt had been killed, then left.

It doesn’t appear Macrae engaged in any violence.

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

  • First Name(s): Douglas
  • Last Name(s): Macrae
  • Case Number: 22-cr-00181
  • Arrest Location: Arlington, VA
  • Judge: James Boasberg
  • Entry Last Updated: 12/19/2022
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 08/15/2022
  • 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 on Capitol Grounds (3) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in any of the Capitol Buildings (4)

Case Status

Macrae was arrested on 5/16/22 and appeared in court on 5/24. He was released on personal recognizance. On 6/17, he plead not guilty to all charges. On 7/19, he plead guilty to count 4. Sentencing held on 10/21/2022, sentenced to 12 months Probation, a $10 Special Assessment, and $500 in Restitution. Oral motion by the Government to "dismiss the remaining counts" was heard and granted.

USA Attorney

Ashley Akers
Ashley Akers DOJ 1100 L Street, NW Washington, DC 20005 202 353 0527 [email protected]

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