Mitchell Todd Gardner II

Gardner is pictured on film attempting to break an outside window near the West Terrace of the Capitol.

The enters through the broken window, changes clothes, and urges others to come in. He is later seen spraying a liquid at police in the Lower West Tunnel from a distance.

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

  • First Name(s): Mitchell Todd
  • Last Name(s): Gardner Ii
  • Case Number: 21-cr-00622
  • Arrest Location: Tampa,
  • Judge: Zia Faruqui
  • Judge: G. Michael Harvey
  • Entry Last Updated: 12/11/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Civil Disorder (1) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding (2) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon (3) Destruction of Government Property (4) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (6) Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds (7) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (8) Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Building or Grounds (9) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (10)

Case Status

Gardner was arrested on 6/24/21. He initially appeared in court on 7/8 and ordered released. Indictment 10/8/21. On 10/19, he plead not guilty. On 6/27/22, he plead guilty to counts 1-3. Sentencing takes place on 2/17/23 at 2pm.

USA Attorney

Frances Elizabeth Blake
Frances Elizabeth Blake US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 1701 W Highway 83, #600, McAllen, TX 78572 956 618 8010, [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED, Designation: US Assistant Attorney

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