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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 (1) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting (2) Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting (3) Threatening a Federal Officer (4) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (5) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds and Carrying a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (6)

Case Status

Chrestman was arrested on 2/11/21. He initially appeared in court on 2/26. During an arraignment on 3/2/22, he plead not guilty to all counts. The next Status Conference is set for September 18, 2023, at 2:30 p.m. via videoconference.

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

USA Attorney

Conor Mulroe
NY Bar No. 5289640 Trial Attorney U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division 1301 New York Ave. NW Suite 700 Phone-(202) 330-1788 Email- [email protected]

William Chrestman's Mailing Address

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

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