Geoffrey Samuel Shough

Shough is accused of helping others scale a wall near the Senate wing door to allegedly enter the Capitol. He is accused of having an “animated conversation” with Capitol Police officers before moving into the building.

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

  • First Name(s): Geoffrey
  • Last Name(s): Shough
  • Case Number: 22-cr-00197
  • Arrest Location: Austin, TX
  • Judge: Dabney Friedrich
  • Entry Last Updated: 03/18/2023
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Civil Disorder (1) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (2) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (3) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (4) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (5)

Case Status

Shough was arrested on 3/1/22. Indicted 6/1. On 8/16, he plead guilty to count 1. Sentencing is continued to 3/22/23 at 2pm in Courtroom 14.

USA Attorney

Jordan Andrew Konig
JORDAN A. KONIG U.S. Department of Justice Detailed to the U.S. Attorney’s Office For the District of Columbia P.O. Box 55 Washington, D.C. 20044 202-305-7917

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