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Karol J. Chwiesiuk

Capitol surveillance shows Chwiesiuk entering the Capitol. In addition, his cell phone shows a picture of him entering Room S140. It doesn’t appear he acted violently while inside.

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

  • First Name(s): Karol J.
  • Last Name(s): Chwiesiuk
  • Case Number: 21-cr-00536
  • Arrest Location: Chicago, IL
  • Judge: Zia Faruqui
  • Judge: Colleen Kollar-Kotelly
  • Judge: Ana Reyes
  • Entry Last Updated: 11/16/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 08/26/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building (1) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building (2) Entering and Remaining in a Room Designated for the use of a Member of Congress (3) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (4) Parading Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (5)

Case Status

Chwiesiuk was arrested on 6/11/21. First Appearance held 6/16/21- released on personal recognizance. Entered a plea of not guilty to all Counts on 9/16/21. Superseding Information (w/ codefendant Agnieszka Chwiesiuk) filed 2/14/23- plead not guilty to all Counts on 2/23/23. Jury Trial held/concluded on 8/11/23, jury rendered a guilty verdict as to Counts 1, 2, 4, and 5. Karol Chwiesiuk was found not guilty on Count 3. Sentencing rescheduled for 1/24/24 at 2pm in Courtroom 12.

USA Attorney

Sean Patrick Murphy
Sean P. Murphy USAO Torre Chardon, Ste 1201 350 Carlos Chardon Avenue San Juan, PR 00918 [email protected] 787 766 5656 787 771 4043 fax LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant US Attorney

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