Sean Michael McHugh

McHugh allegedly sprayed a chemical spray towards a Capitol Police Officer, and is alleged to have grabbed the metal barricade near the scaffolding right outside of the Capitol building on January 6th.

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


Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds Physical Violence on Capitol Grounds Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder Assault Law Enforcement Officer with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon Obstruction of Justice/Congress

Case Status

Arrested 5/27/21. Initial appearance held 5/28/21. Arraignment 7/28/21, entered a not guilty plea as to all counts. Status Conference set for 8/10/2022 at 2:30 PM before Judge John D. Bates via Zoom. Remains detained.

Prison Name

Sean McHugh Inmate# 378159 Correctional Treatment Facility DC-CTF 1901 D St. SE Washington DC 20003

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Information on Writing/Encouragement

Sean has been put in solitary confinement. His fiance indicated that he was not receiving his commissary money/items at one point in time.

Case Documents

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