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Michael Gareth Adams

Michael Adams entered the Capitol carrying a flag and a skateboard. He entered the Parliamentarian’s office near the entrance and appears to film the events of that day from his cell phone.

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


Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building (1) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building (2) Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (3) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (4)

Case Status

Adams was arrested on 4/22/21 and released on personal recognizance on 4/29/21. After his release, he fled and was never found. Adams remained a fugitive until he self-surrendered on January 5, 2023 — nearly a year and a half since Judge Kelly issued the bench warrant. Placed on a High Intensity Supervision Program on 1/17/23. Plea Agreement Hearing held on 05/31/2023- entered a plea of guilty to Count 4. Sentencing Hearing scheduled for 9/22/2023, at 9:30 AM in Courtroom 11- In Person before Judge Timothy J. Kelly.

USA Attorney

Vivien Jo Cockburn
Vivien Jo Cockburn US ATTORNEY's OFFICE FOR DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-Major Crimes Section 555 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20530 202 252 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: US Assistant Attorney

USA Attorney

Tighe R. Beach
Colo. Bar No. 55328 Assistant United States Attorney 601 D Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20530 Telephone: 240-278-4348 Email: [email protected]

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