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Robert L. Bauer

Bauer was pictured walking inside the Capitol, he had “no intention to of assaulting law enforcement or fighting anyone.”  There is no evidence of any violence committed by Bauer.

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

  • First Name(s): Robert
  • Last Name(s): Bauer
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-49
  • Arrest Location: Western District, KY
  • Judge: Zia M. Faruqui
  • Judge: Tanya Chutkan
  • Entry Last Updated: 07/20/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 09/22/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building (1) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building (2) Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct at the Grounds and in a Capitol Building (3) Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct at the Grounds and in a Capitol Building (4)

Case Status

Arrested on 1/15/21. Initial appearance 1/21/21- released on personal recognizance bond. Charged via criminal information on 1/22/21. Arraigned 2/12/21 where he plead not guilty to all counts. Plea agreement hearing held on 6/28/21, entered a plea of guilty as to count 4. On 10/13/21, he was sentenced to 45 days in prison, 60 hours of community service, and $500 restitution. Oral motion by government to dismiss remaining counts; heard and granted.

USA Attorney

Elizabeth Kelley

Information on Writing/Encouragement

His release date from prison was 1/18/22.

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