Peter Stager

Stager is seen on video striking a Capitol Police Officer with an American flag.  The officer was belly down, and POLICE was clearly visible on the back of the officer.

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

Charges

Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon; Civil Disorder; 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 with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building

Case Status

Arrested 1/14/21. Initial appearance held 1/19/21. Indicted 1/29/21. Superseding indictment issued 3/12/21. Arraigned 3/24 and pleaded not guilty to counts 1,2,6,8,9,10,14. Defendant remains committed. Status conference set for 9/23 at 1:30 pm.

USA Attorney


Michael R. Sherwin

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