Jeffrey Shane Witcher

In an interview with the FBI  after the event, he stated it was “necessary to facilitate a dialogue” on Jan. 6th. However, he expected it to be nonviolent and peaceful.

Witcher attended the event with a long-time friend, Richard Barnard. While inside the Capitol, he allegedly shouted at someone throwing a fire extinguisher:

“Don’t do that! No, no! No! These are not our enemies.”

There is no evidence Witcher’s acted violently.

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

  • First Name(s): Jeffrey Shane
  • Last Name(s): Witcher
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-235
  • Arrest Location: Western District , TX
  • Judge: Zia M. Faruqui
  • Judge: Rudolph Contreras
  • Entry Last Updated: 04/30/2022
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 04/30/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Charges

Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting (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

Arrested 02/25/2021 in Western District of Texas. Indicted 3/19 and Arraigned on 4/19/21. Witcher pleaded not guilty to all counts and was placed on personal recognizance bond. On 10/20/21 he entered a guilty plea as to count 2.

USA Attorney

Brandon Regan
Brandon Regan DOJ-USAO Federal Major Creimes 555 Fourth Street, NW Washington, DC 20530 202 252 7759 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant US Attorney

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