Mark Grods

Grods allegedly entered the Capitol with a large stick and pushed through the police line with others in the crowd, including the Oathkeepers. Parts of his complaint are sealed, so there is no photo evidence.

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

  • First Name(s): Mark
  • Last Name(s): Grods
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-437
  • Judge: Amit Mehta
  • Entry Last Updated: 07/12/2022
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 08/26/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES; Conspiracy TAMPERING WITH A WITNESS, VICTIM OR INFORMANT; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting

Case Status

Grods was arrested on 6/30/21. During a plea agreement hearing the same day, he plead guilty to counts 1 and 2. A joint status report was due on 10/28/22. There is no clear sentencing date at this time. However, an additional status report is due 3/17/23 to clarify whether a sentencing hearing should be set.

USA Attorney

Troy A. Edwards, Jr.
Troy A. Edwards, Jr. US Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia 555 4th St, N.W. Washington, DC 20001 202 252 7081, Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED, Designation: Assistant US Attorney

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