Matthew Carl Mazzocco

Mazzocco took a video while inside the Capitol.  He is seen and heard on the video telling others not to take or destroy anything, and that they were probably going to get in trouble for what they were doing.  There is no evidence of any violence committed by Mazzocco.

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


Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority (1) Disorderly Conduct Which Impedes the Conduct of Government Business (2) Disruptive Conduct in the Capitol Buildings (3) Parading, Demonstrating or Picketing in the Capitol Buildings (4)

Case Status

Arrested 4/22/21. Charged via criminal information 6/9. Arraigned 7/2 where he pleaded not guilty to all counts. On 7/2, he pleaded guilty to count 4. He was sentenced on 10/4 to 45 days in prison, 60 hours of community service, and $500 restitution.

USA Attorney

Kimberly C. Nielsen
Kimberly C. Nielsen 555 4th Street, N.W., Room 9913 Washington, D.C. 20530 202-252-7418 Assistant US Attorney

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