Joshua Lee Hernandez

Hernandez entered the Capitol carrying an American flag. He moved with the crowd through the Senate wing, Crypt, Speaker’s Lobby, Speaker’s conference room, and Rotunda. In the East Rotunda, he is accused of hitting an officer with a flagpole.

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

  • First Name(s): Joshua
  • Last Name(s): Hernandez
  • AKA: Ace Hernandez
  • Case Number: 22-cr-00042
  • Arrest Location: Memphis, TN
  • Judge: Christopher Cooper
  • Entry Last Updated: 12/26/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Civil Disorder (1) Disruption of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting (2) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers (3) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (4) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds (6) Entering and Remaining in a Gallery of Congress (7) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (8) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (9)

Case Status

Hernandez was arrested on 2/23/22 and appeared in court on 3/8. He plead not guilty to all charges. Hernandez plead guilty to counts 1 and 3 on 11/2/22. His sentencing is scheduled for 2/2/23 at 10am in Courtroom 27A.

USA Attorney

Brian Daniel Brady
Brian Brady US Department of Justice 1301 NY Avenue NW #800 Washington, DC 20005 202 832 1916 [email protected]

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