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Nicholas Ochs

According to interviews he has given the media, OCHS is the leader and founder of the Hawaii chapter of the “Proud Boys” organization.  He claims to have just “walked in and filmed”, working as a “professional journalist”.  Though he is seen smoking a cigarette inside the U.S Capitol with DeCarlo, there is no evidence of any physical violence committed by Ochs.

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 and Aiding and Abetting (2) Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting (3) Theft of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting (4) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) Disorderly Conduct in a Restricted Building (6)

Case Status

Complaint filed 1/7/21. Placed on personal recognizance on 1/15/21. Initial Appearance took place on 1/27/21. Indicted 2/4. Arraigned 2/12/21 and pleaded not guilty to all counts. First superseding indictment filed 2/18/22. Ochs plead not guilty to all counts on 2/25/22. On 9/9/22, he plead guilty to count 2. On 12/9/22, he was sentenced to 48 months imprisonment followed by 36 months of supervised release. He was ordered to pay to the Clerk of Court for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia a special assessment in the amount of $100.00, a fine of $5,000.00, and restitution in the amount of $2,000.00. Counts 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 dismissed on Oral Motion by the Government.

USA Attorney

Alexis Jane Loeb
Alexis Jane Loeb U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CAL 450 Golden Gate Ave. 11th Fl. San Francisco, CA 94102 (415) 436-7168 Fax: (415) 436-7234 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

USA Attorney

James Pearce
Criminal Division, Appellate Section950 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20530 Email: [email protected] Phone: (202) 532-4991

Nicholas Ochs's Mailing Address

Nicholas R. Ochs-12336-122
P.O. BOX 3949

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