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Eric V. Von Bernewitz

The Von Bernewitz brothers admitted to being inside the Capitol on Jan 6th, there is no account of violence on their behalf.

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  • First Name(s): Eric V.
  • Last Name(s): Von Bernewitz
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-307
  • Arrest Location: Chesapeake, VA
  • Judge: G Michael Harvey
  • Judge: Christopher Cooper
  • Entry Last Updated: 07/04/2023
  • 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 (1) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (2) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (3) Parading, Picketing, or Demonstrating in a Capitol Building (4)

Case Status

Arrested 3/24/21. Initial appearance held 3/31/21- placed on personal recognizance. Charged via criminal information on 4/16. Arraigned 5/20/21- entered a plea of not guilty as to all counts. On 1/20/22, he plead guilty to count 4. Von Bernewitz was sentenced on 4/27/22 to 24 months probation, a fine in the amount of $1000, restitution in the amount of $500, and a $10 special assessment.

USA Attorney

Clayton Henry O'Connor
Clayton O’Connor DOJ-CRM Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section 1301 New York Ave NW Ste 1200 Washington, DC 20530 202-616-3308 Email: [email protected] TERMINATED: 09/30/2021 Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

USA Attorney

Mike Mitchell
Mike Mitchell DOJ-USAO LRM: Rocca, Pamela 1290 West Myrtle Street Suite 500 Boise, ID 83702 208-667-6568 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

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