Peter Schwartz

Peter Schwartz was pictured spraying Capitol Police with some sort of pepper spray.  Schwartz was seen on video accepting the canister of pepper spray from another individual.

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  • First Name(s): Peter
  • Last Name(s): Schwartz
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-178
  • Judge: Zia M. Faruqui
  • Entry Last Updated: 07/22/2021
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 08/27/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: Yes
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Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon; Civil Disorder; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Impeding Ingress and Egress in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Disorderly Conduct in a the Capitol Grounds or Buildings; Impeding Passage Through the Capitol Grounds or Buildings; Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings

Case Status

Arrested 2/4/21 in the Western District of Pennsylvania Initial appearance 2/4/2021. Detention hearing scheduled for 2/10/21 at 2:00pm in the Western District of Pennsylvania. Indictment issued 3/3/21. Pleaded not guilty to counts 1-14. Defendant remains committed.

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