Luke Coffee

Coffee approached police officers who were confronting protesters on the way inside the Capitol.

He moved through the line holding a crutch over his head as others followed. Coffee later used it to defend himself against police who were forcefully restraining him.

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

Charges

Civil Disorder (1) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon (2) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (3) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (4) Impeding Ingress or Egress in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (5) Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (6) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (7) Impeding Passage Through the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (8) Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (9)

Case Status

Arrested 2/25/21 Indicted 4/28. Arraigned 5/26 and pleaded not guilty to all counts. Defendant remains on high intensity supervision after successful release from prison. On 6/27/22, he plead not guilty again to the superseding indictment. Coffee was released from home detention and moved to personal recognizance bond on 9/8. Pretrial motions are due on 1/9/23. A pretrial conference is set for 2/17 at 10 am virtually. A jury trial is set for 2/27 at 10am in Courtroom 23A.

USA Attorney

Peter C. Lallas
Peter C. Lallas US ATTORNEY's OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 555 Fourth St, NW, Washington, DC 20530 202 252 [email protected] Lead ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED, Designation: US Assistant Attorney

USA Attorney

Melanie Alsworth
Melanie Alsworth USDOJ 601 D Street, NW Washington, DC 20530 202 598 2285 [email protected]

Prison Name

NA-Released.

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