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  • Convicted

  • Election Lost

Derrick EvansLast Updated: June 10, 2024


Wayne County, West Virginia

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6
  • Election Denier

Election Lost

  • Ran for U.S. House Representative, West Virginia District 01, 2024

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Prichard, West Virginia
  • Sentenced on Jun 22, 2022

Executive Summary

Evans was one of the individuals charged with crimes related to the Capitol assault, and resigned after filming himself storming the building with other rioters on Jan. 6. West Virginia Metro News

Previous Office(s) Held

Former West Virginia House of Delegates, District 19


January 9, 2021

Previously Ran for Office(s)

Ran for U.S. House Representative, West Virginia District 01 in 2024

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority;
  • Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol Grounds.

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Prichard, West Virginia | January 8, 2021
  • Arraigned

    May 26, 2021 "Arraigned on 5/26/21 where he pleaded not guilty to all counts."
  • Initial Appearance

    March 3, 2021 "Initial appearance 3/3/21."
  • Charged

    May 3, 2021 "Charged via criminal information on 5/3/21."
  • Status Conference

    September 10, 2021 "Status conference set for 9/10/21 at 1 pm."
  • Pleaded

    March 18, 2022 "Pleaded guilty 3/18/22."
  • Sentenced

    June 22, 2022 "Sentenced 6/22/22 to three months in jail, three years of supervised release, $2,000 fine, $2,000 restitution."

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 3 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $4000

Press Coverage

  • Ex-State Lawmaker Derrick Evans In Capitol Amid Riot Faces New Felony Charge

    Published on July 4, 2021 Read at CBS Pittsburgh
  • 57 GOP State And Local Officials Were At The Capitol Insurrection

    Published on February 13, 2021 Read at HuffPost
  • Three Men Charged in Connection with Events at U.S. Capitol

    Published on January 9, 2021 Read at US DOJ
  • Derrick Evans resigns W.Va. House after entering U.S. Capitol with mob

    Published on January 9, 2021 Read at Metro News

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