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
- Judge: Paul Friedman
- Entry Last Updated: 06/20/2023
- Date Docket Downloaded: 11/29/2021
- Currently Incarcerated: No
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Civil Disorder (1) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding (2) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (3) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (4) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (5)
Arrested 4/7/21. Placed on personal recognizance on 04/21/2021. Indicted 4/28. Arraigned 5/7 where he plead not guilty to all charges in the indictment. On 12/1/22, a superseding indictment was issued. The next status conference is on September 20, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. via Zoom videoconference before Judge Friedman.
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
Michael Fitzgerald's Mailing Address
Federal inmate number is 21884-047. However, court records show he has been released. He is not subject to electronic monitoring anymore.
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.
- Updates to Docket-11.29.21
- Docket Download-7.2.21
- #1-SEALED COMPLAINT as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #3-MOTION to Seal Case by USA as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #4-ORDER granting 3 Motion to Seal Case as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #6-NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE- Mary H. Judge appearing for MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #9-ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #10-Rule 5(c)(3) Documents Received as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD from US District Court For the Western District of Wisconsin
- #12-Unopposed MOTION to Exclude Time Until the Arraignment Date by USA as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #13-INDICTMENT as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #15-Unopposed MOTION to Exclude Time Until May 7, 2021 by USA as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #16-Unopposed MOTION to Continue and to Exclude Time Under the Speedy Trial Act by USA as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #17-Unopposed MOTION for Protective Order by USA as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #19-ORDER as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD (1) granting 17 the United States' unopposed motion for protective order
- #20-NOTICE of Preliminary Discovery by USA as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #21-NOTICE of Proposed Order PROTECTIVE ORDER GOVERNING DISCOVERY by MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #23-PROTECTIVE ORDER governing discovery as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #25-STATUS REPORT Regarding Status of General Discovery by USA as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #27-Unopposed MOTION for Disclosure Items Protected By FRCP 6(e) and Sealed Materials by USA as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #28-ORDER as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #29-NOTICE Regarding Prior Discovery Status Filing by USA as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #30-NOTICE Regarding Status of General Discovery by USA as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #31-NOTICE of the Government's Discovery Update by USA as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #32- SUPERSEDING INDICTMENT as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #35-NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE
- #36-Joint STATUS REPORT by USA as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #40 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Kelly Elizabeth Moran appearing for USA.
- #41 NOTICE OF WITHDRAWAL OF APPEARANCE by USA as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
- #44 Joint STATUS REPORT by USA as to MICHAEL FITZGERALD
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