Joseph Daniel Hutchinson, III

Hutchinson helped his friend Jonathan Pollock, who fell to the ground after being wrestled by police. He and Pollock push the fence, helping protesters break the police line.

Later, Hutchinson falls behind Pollock and helps him recover again after he is attacked by another officer while moving through the crowd.

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


Assaulting, Resisting or Impeding Certain Officers (1) Theft of Government Property (4) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers (9) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers (12) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (22) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (24) Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds (26) Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (27)

Case Status

Arrested 6/30/21 Indicted 7/1. Released on personal recognizance. Arraigned 7/8 and pleaded not guilty to all counts. Superseding indictment issued 7/13/22. On 7/28, Hutchinson plead not guilty to all counts. A jury trial begins on 3/6/23.

USA Attorney

Benet Kearney
Benet Kearney DOJ-USAO One St. Andrew's Place, New York, NY 10007 212 637 2260 FAX 212 637 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: Assistant US Attorney

USA Attorney

Matt Moeder
Matthew Moeder DOJ-USAO 400 E. 9th Street Suite 5510 Kansas City, MO 64106 816-426-3122 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

Information on Writing/Encouragement

Hutchinson works for a gun shop owned by one of the codefendants, the Pollocks, in Lakeland, FL.

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