William Chrestman

Chrestman entered the Capitol with other members of the Proud Boys organization. He and others in the group moved through the crowd in a military formation, based on their training as veterans and former police.

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


Conspiracy; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting; Threatening a Federal Officer; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon

Case Status

Chrestman was arrested on 2/11/21. He initially appeared in court on 2/26. During an arraignment on 3/24, he pleaded not guilty to all counts. The next status conference is set for 10/1 at 4pm.

USA Attorney

Christopher Berridge
Christopher Berridge US ATTORNEY"S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-555 4th St NW, Washington DC 20001-202 252 [email protected], LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: US Assistant Attorney

USA Attorney

Christopher Veatch
Christopher K. Veatch US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, Northern District of Illinois, 219 S Dearborn St, 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604 312 353 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY-ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED- Designation: US Assistant Attorney

Prison Name

William Chrestman Inmate #376975 Correctional Treatment Facillity-DC CTF 1901 D Street SE Washington, DC 20003

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