Markus Maly

Markus Maly allegedly sprayed police with a chemical irritant outside of the Capitol at the Lower West Terrace. It’s possible he was acting to defend himself or others. He is also accused or taking a police shield, which police later confiscated from him that day before he left the area.

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

Charges

Civil Disorder (2) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (5) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon and Aiding and Abetting (7) Entering and Remaining in A Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (9) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (10) Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (11) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Grounds or Buildings (12) Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (13)

Case Status

Maly was arrested on 2/9/22 and appeared in court on 2/17. He plead not guilty to all charges and was released on 3/4. On 12/6/22, a jury rendered a guilty verdict as to counts 2, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 63 of the Second Superseding Indictment. Maly was ordered imprisoned and a sentencing date is TBD.

USA Attorney

Stephen Rancourt
Stephen Rancourt- USAO-DC 806 472 7398 [email protected]

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