Nathaniel J. Degrave

Video surveillance shows DeGrave inside the Capitol on Jan. 6th. He entered the building to document the event for a podcast. DeGrave is accused of putting up his fists to box with a Capitol Police officer. There is no witness testimony in the indictment from a witness or victim saying that he assaulted the officer.

The government uses First Amendment commends DeGrave made on social media to allege his guilt.

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


Conspiracy (1) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding (2) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers (3) Civil Disorder (4) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) Disorderly Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (6)

Case Status

Arrested 1/28. Indicted 2/6. Arraigned 3/16 where he pleaded not guilty to counts 1-9. Detention hearing held on 3/25 and 4/26. Defendant ordered detained. Superseding indictment issued 9/15/21. Arraigned 9/27/21 and pleaded not guilty to all counts. Pleaded guilty 6/25/22 to conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding and assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers. Sentencing takes place on 1/27/23 at 1pm in Courtroom 14.

USA Attorney

Jessica Arco
Jessica Arco, US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE-950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20530-202 532 [email protected] ATTORNEY- ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: US Assistant Attorney

USA Attorney

Kaitlin Vaillencourt
Kaitlin Ann Vaillancourt US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-555 Fourth St, NW, Washington, DC 20530- 202 252 2421-TERMINATED 2/16/21-LEAD ATTORNEY, Designation: US Assistant Attorney

Prison Name

Nathan DeGrave Inmate #376789 Correctional Treatment Facility-DC CTF 1901 D Street, SE Washington, DC 20003

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.

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