Thomas B. Adams Jr.

Thomas Adams is alleged to have trampled over police barricades, according to an article by Insider.

Adams used his cell phone to record himself and a friend inside the Capitol. He was concerned when a police officer ripped his friend’s glasses off in an attempt to mace him. Adams attempted to find the glasses on the floor as people were being forced out of the side doors.

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

  • First Name(s): Thomas
  • Last Name(s): Adams
  • Case Number: 21-cr-354
  • Arrest Location: Springfield, IL
  • Judge: Amit Mehta
  • Entry Last Updated: 11/23/2022
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 09/21/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds without Lawful Authority (1) Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds (2) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding (3)

Case Status

Adams Jr. was arrested on 4/13/21 and made his initial appearance on 4/16/21. He was released on personal recognizance on 4/16/21. He pleaded not guilty to all counts on 6/2/21. Jury Trial set for 3/13/2023 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom 10 before Judge Amit P. Mehta.

USA Attorney

James Dennis Peterson
James Dennis Peterson DOJ CRM, 1331 F St, 6th Floor, Washington 202 230 0693, [email protected] Lead Attorney, Attorney to be Noticed, US Assistant Attorney

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