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Kurt Peterson

Kurt Peterson was charged with breaking a window (exceeding $2700), using wooden sticks and his fists.  There is no other account of violence toward any other person, though video evidence may show a Capitol Police officer shoving Peterson to the exit.

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

  • First Name(s): Kurt
  • Last Name(s): Peterson
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-427
  • Arrest Location: Hodgenville, KY
  • Judge: Carl Nichols
  • Entry Last Updated: 11/21/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 09/15/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon) (1)

Case Status

Arrested 6/16/22. Indicted 6/23 and arraigned 6/24 where he plead not guilty to all counts and was released on personal recognizance. Superseding Indictment issued 9/21/22. He plead guilty to count 1 of this indictment the same day. On 11/2/23, he was sentenced to 45 days in prison and 60 days probation with home confinement. In addition, Kurt Peterson was ordered to pay $4700 in restitution and a $100 special assessment.

USA Attorney

Jason Crawford
Jason Crawford DOJ 175 N Street NE Washington, DC 20002 202 598 1099 [email protected]

Information on Writing/Encouragement

Kurt Peterson-85132-510

Case Documents

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