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Lawrence Dropkin, Jr.

Dropkin was present at the Capitol on Jan. 6th. He was in the building for approximately 40 minutes, and followed the crowd as he filmed and photographed the events from his cell phone. It doesn’t appear he engaged in any violence.

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  • First Name(s): Lawrence
  • Last Name(s): Dropkin
  • Case Number: 21-cr-00734
  • Arrest Location: Newark, NJ
  • Judge: G. Michael Harvey
  • Judge: James Boasberg
  • Entry Last Updated: 11/29/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 11/22/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (1) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (2) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (3) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (4)

Case Status

Dropkin was arrested on 10/1/21. He appeared in court on 10/7. Dropkin waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was released on a personal recognizance bond. Plea Agreement Hearing held on 7/12/22, Dropkin plead guilty to counts 1-4. On 10/7/22, he was sentenced to 30 days of imprisonment, a year of supervised release, a special assessment totaling $70, and restitution in the amount of $500.

USA Attorney

Christopher Amore
Christopher Amore DOJ-USAO District of New Jersey 970 Broad Street Ste 700 Newark, NJ 07102 973-645-2757 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

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