Neil Ashcraft

Ashcraft was on the scaffolding and cut a hole in the coating with a knife given to him from someone in the crowd. He wanted to allow others to see the scaffolding and hang flags in that area.

He entered the Capitol carrying a white metal pole and was later seen carrying an American flag obtained from somewhere in the building.

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

  • First Name(s): Neil
  • Last Name(s): Ashcraft
  • Case Number: 22-cr-295
  • Judge: Colleen Kollar-Kotelly
  • Entry Last Updated: 12/11/2022
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 11/21/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Theft of Government Property (1) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (2)

Case Status

Information filed 9/2/22. Entered a plea of guilty as to counts 1 and 2 on 9/19/22. Conditions of release (personal recognizance) were set on 9/20/22. Sentencing set for 1/23/2023 at 11:00 AM via Telephonic/VTC before Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly.

Defense Lawyer

Ryne T. Sandel

USA Attorney

Michael M. Gordon
Assistant United States Attorney 601 D Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20579 Telephone:(813)- 274-6370 Email- [email protected]

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