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Joseph W. Fischer

According to his attorney, Fischer was inside the Capitol for 4 minutes. He walked inside of the Rotunda with the crowd, fell down, and made his way out of the building after being pepper sprayed by police.

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  • First Name(s): Joseph
  • Last Name(s): Fischer
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-234
  • Arrest Location: Jonestown, PA
  • Judge: Carl Nichols
  • Entry Last Updated: 09/30/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 11/28/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Civil Disorder (1) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers and Aiding and Abetting (2) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding (3) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (4) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (6) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (7)

Case Status

Fischer was arrested on 2/19/21. He pleaded not guilty to all counts. His last status conference was on 10/26. Motion hearings took place on 2/28/22 and 5/3. A notice of appeal was filed on 6/22/22. As of 9/30/23, pretrial release conditions are still being ironed out.

USA Attorney

Alexis Jane Loeb
Alexis Jane Loeb U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CAL 450 Golden Gate Ave. 11th Fl. San Francisco, CA 94102 (415) 436-7168 Fax: (415) 436-7234 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

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