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 (1) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon (2) Civil Disorder (3) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (4) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (5) Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (6) Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (7)

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. Third superseding indictment issued 11/17 and redacted 12/2. Next status conference is 12/20/22 at 2pm virtually.

USA Attorney

Benet Kearney
Benet Kearney DOJ-USAO One St. Andrew's Place New York, NY 10007 212 63 2260- FAX 212 637 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: Assistant US Attorney

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