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Michael Eckerman

Eckerman appeared in social media photos and is also shown on Capitol surveillance.

He was yelling at officers along with the crowd as they pushed their way into the building. He doesn’t appear to have engaged in any violent activity.

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


Civil Disorder (1) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers (2) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (3) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (4) Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (6) Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (7) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (8)

Case Status

Eckerman was arrested on 9/20/21. He initially appeared in court and was released on personal recognizance on 9/24/21. On 11/18/22, he plead guilty to count 2. Sentencing held on 3/8/22, he was ordered committed to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons for a term of 20 months with credit for 1 day. He was further sentenced to serve a term of 24 months (2 years) of supervised release and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment and $2,000 in restitution. Government's oral motion to dismiss the remaining counts was granted.

USA Attorney

Mona Furst
Mona Furst DOJ-USAO Office of the United States Attorney 301 North Main Suite 1200 Wichita, KS 67052 316-269-6481 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

Michael Eckerman's Mailing Address

NA-Released with conditions.

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Case Documents

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