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Eric Bochene

Video surveillance and social media messaging confirm Bochene was at the Capitol on Jan. 6th. He appears to be filming a video and observing the event. There is no evidence he engaged in violent activity.

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

  • First Name(s): Eric
  • Last Name(s): Bochene
  • AKA: Eric Festo
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-418
  • Arrest Location: New Hartford, NY
  • Judge: Zia Faruqui
  • Judge: Randolph D. Moss
  • Entry Last Updated: 02/09/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 04/23/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Knowingly entering or remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds without Lawful Authority Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds

Case Status

Bochene was arrested on 5/13/21 and initially appeared in court on 5/25/21. On 05/27/21, conditions of release (personal recognizance) were set. On 7/1/21, he plead not guilty to all counts. Bochene's motion to dismiss the case was dismissed on 12/21/22. The court ordered a competency hearing before trial, which is often a standard procedure. As of Feb. 2023, this has not taken place.

USA Attorney

Anita Eve
Anita Eve US Attorney's Office/PA 615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY-ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: US Assistant Attorney

Eric Bochene's Mailing Address


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