Matthew Leland Klein

Matthew (24) and his brother Jonathanoeter (21) Klein are both residents of Oregon.  They allegedly aided others in getting into the Capitol by using a metal barricade to climb a wall and gain access to an external stairwell on the Upper West Terrace of the Capitol.  They both entered the Capitol Building through a door on the northwest side around 2:18 P.M.

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  • First Name(s): Matthew
  • Last Name(s): Klein
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-237
  • Arrest Location: Sherwood, OR
  • Judge: Randolph Moss
  • Entry Last Updated: 07/21/2021
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 11/29/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Conspiracy (1) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting (2) Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting (3) Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting (4) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) Disorderly Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (6)

Case Status

Arrested 3/23/21. Initial appearance held 3/26. A joint status report is due on 1/27/23.

USA Attorney

Christopher Veatch
Christopher K. Veatch U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE Northern District of Illinois 219 S. Dearborn Street, 5th Floor Chicago, IL 60604 312-353-5300 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

Prison Name

NA-Released with curfew and social media restrictions.

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