Thomas John Ballard

Ballard allegedly struck an officer with a baton and was holding a tabletop over his head.

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Charges

18 U.S.C. 231(a)(3); CIVIL DISORDER; Civil Disorder (1) 18 U.S.C. 1512(c)(2) and 2; TAMPERING WITH A WITNESS, VICTIM OR INFORMANT; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting (2) 18 U.S.C. 111(a)(1) and (b); ASSAULTING/RESISTING/IMPEDING OFFICERS/EMPLOYEES; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon (3) 18 U.S.C. 1752(a)(1) and (b)(1)(A); TEMPORARY RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (4) 18 U.S.C. 1752(a)(2) and (b)(1)(A); TEMPORARY RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (5) 18 U.S.C. 1752(a)(4) and (b)(1)(A); TEMPORARY RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT; Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (6) 40 U.S.C. 5104(e)(2)(D); VIOLENT ENTRY AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT ON CAPITOL GROUNDS; Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (7) 40 U.S.C. 5104(e)(2)(F); VIOLENT ENTRY AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT ON CAPITOL GROUNDS; Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (8)

Case Status

Ballard was arrested on 8/10/21. His detention hearing was held on 8/13 He was released, but on appeal ordered incarcerated. His arraignment took place on 10/28, and he pleaded not guilty to all counts. The next status conference is scheduled for 12/1.

USA Attorney

Robert Juman
Robert Craig Juman US Attorney's Office 500 E Broward Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33132 786 514 9990 LEAD ATTORNEY- ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED. Designation: US Assistant Attorney

Prison Name

Thomas Ballard Inmate# 59329-509 United States Penitentiary P.O. Box 1000 Lewisburg PA 17837

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Information on Writing/Encouragement

He has a side business repairing tires on motorcycles.

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