Peter Schwartz

Peter Schwartz allegedly sprayed Capitol Police with some sort of pepper spray.  Schwartz supposedly accepted the canister of pepper spray from another individual.

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


Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon (1) Civil Disorder; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding (2) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (3) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (4) Impeding Ingress and Egress in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Disorderly Conduct in a the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (6) Impeding Passage Through the Capitol Grounds or Buildings; Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (7)

Case Status

Schwartz was arrested between Feb 2 and Feb 4th. He initially appeared in court on 2/24/21. His detention hearing was scheduled for 2/10. The indictment was issued on 3/3. He pleaded not guilty to counts 1-14. Second Superseding Indictment issued 2/9/22. A pretrial conference takes place 10/21 at 3pm.

USA Attorney

Jocelyn Bond
Jocelyn Patricia Bond U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 555 Fourth Street, N.W.-Washington, DC. 20530 202 252 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY-ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

Prison Name

Peter Schwartz Inmate# 377185 Correctional Treatment Facility DC-CTF 1901 D St. SE Washington DC 20003

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Information on Writing/Encouragement

Testimonies reveal Schwartz was severely beaten and injured after organizing a Bible study in prison.

Case Documents

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