Matthew T. Krol

Krol and others are accused of assaulting Capitol Police and DC Metropolitan Police Officers. Krol allegedly stole a police baton and it is possible he was using it in self-defense.

There is no footage showing his entry into the Capitol.

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


18 U.S.C. §§ 111(a)(1) and (b)- Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon or Inflicting Bodily Injury (1) 18 U.S.C. § 231(a)(3)- Civil Disorder (2) 18 U.S.C. § 1752(a)(1)- Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (3) 18 U.S.C. § 1752(a)(2)- Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (4) 18 U.S.C. § 1752(a)(4)- Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) 40 U.S.C. § 5104(e)(2)(F)- Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (6)

Case Status

Krol was arrested on 2/22/22. He has been held without bond. On 5/16, his arraignment took place and he plead not guilty to all counts. His next status conference is on 1/9/23 at 3pm virtually.

USA Attorney

Mitra Jafray-Hariri
Mitra Jafary-Hariri DOJ-USAO 211 W. Fort Street Suite 2001 Detroit, MI 48226 313-226-9632 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

Prison Name

Matthew Krol Inmate #51196 Central Virginia Regional Jail 13021 James Madison Highway Orange, VA 22960

Please note: Prisoner mail is reviewed by guards. Please keep messages of encouragement to a general and/or religious nature. For example, do not mention the events of Jan. 6th or other current events under criminal investigation.

Information on Writing/Encouragement

Matthew safely received a pacemaker while in prison and is currently recovering in a medical unit, A separate gofundme can be found via:

Case Documents

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