Pauline Bauer

At approximately 2:43 p.m., William Blauser and Pauline Bauer are recorded entering the Capitol building via the east Rotunda door.  They walked into the Rotunda and appear in a short skirmish with Capitol Police. (The nature of this altercation is unclear in her criminal complaint.)

There is no record of violence committed by Bauer. She left the building approximately 38 minutes later.

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


Obstruction of Justice/Congress Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds without Lawful Authority Knowingly Engages in Disorderly or Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds

Case Status

Arrested 5/19. Indicted 6/4. Initial appearance and arraignment held 6/11. Her next status conference is set for 12/21.

Interested Party


Interested Party's Lawyer

Charles Tobin

Interested Party's Lawyer

Lauren Russell

Interested Party's Lawyer

Maxwell Mishkin

USA Attorney

James Dennis Peterson
James Dennis Peterson DOJ-CRM 1331 F Street 6th Floor Washington, DC 20530 202-230-0693 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

USA Attorney

Vivien Jo Cockburn
Vivien Jo Cockburn U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE Major Crimes Section 555 4th Street N.W. Washington, DC 20530 (202) 252-7245 Email: [email protected] TERMINATED: 07/26/2021 LEAD ATTORNEY Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

USA Attorney

Amanda Fretto
Amanda Fretto U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA National Security Section 555 4th Street NW Washington, DC 20530 (202) 252-7268 Email: [email protected] ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

Prison Name

DC Correctional Treatment Facility

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