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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
  • 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)

Case Status

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.

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

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.

Case Documents

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