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  • Convicted

Dillon HerringtonLast Updated: February 9, 2024




Madison, Alabama

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Madison, Alabama
  • Sentenced on Jan 1, 2024

Executive Summary

Surveillance footage captured him on two separate occasions, attempting to strike members of law enforcement with objects.

First, he was captured throwing a wooden 4×4 piece of lumber in the direction of police. Additionally, Herrington threw an unknown object in the direction of police then took hold of a metal barricade and threw it in the direction of law enforcement. Investigators believe no member of law enforcement was struck in Herrington’s attempted assault.

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority
  • Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds
  • Knowingly Engage in any act of Physical Violence Against any Person or Property in a Restricted Building
  • Willfully and Knowingly Engage in an act of Physical Violence in the Grounds of the Capitol Building
  • Commit or Attempt any act to Obstruct, Impede or Interfere with Law Enforcement in Performance of his Official Duties
  • Forcible Assault, Resist, Oppose, Impede, Intimidate, or Interfere with Law Enforcement

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Madison, Alabama | June 8, 2021
  • Initial Appearance

    June 11, 2021 "Initial appearance held 6/11/21."
  • Status Conference

    October 22, 2021 "Preliminary hearing continued to 10/22/21 at 3 pm."
  • Sentenced

    January 1, 2024 "Sentenced to 37 months’ incarceration 36 months’ supervised release $2,000 restitution"

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 37 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $2,000

Press Coverage

  • Alabama Man Pleads Guilty to Assault on Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on June 22, 2023 Read at US DOJ
  • Alabama Man Arrested for Assault on Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on June 9, 2021 Read at US DOJ

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