Michael Fitzgerald

Photos and video surveillance show Fitzgerald inside the Capitol on Jan. 6th. Fitzgerald was allegedly one of the first in the building. He was holding up his phone to document what was happening. There is no evidence he engaged in violence towards police or others.


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

  • First Name(s): Michael
  • Last Name(s): Fitzgerald
  • Case Number: 21-cr-326
  • Arrest Location: Madison, WI
  • Judge: Robin Meriweather
  • Entry Last Updated: 07/27/2021
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 09/24/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds

Case Status

Arrested 4/7/21. Indicted 4/28. Arraigned 5/7 where he pleaded not guilty to all charges in the indictment. Status conference set for 9/14 at 3 pm. Defendant remains on personal recognizance.

USA Attorney

Lucy Sun
Lucy Sun US DOJ-USAO 595 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608 508 368 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY-ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: US Assistant Attorney

Prison Name

Federal inmate number is 21884-047. However, records show he is not in Bureau of Prison (federal) custody. Released.

Case Documents

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