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  • Convicted

Duke WilsonLast Updated: May 26, 2022


Nampa, Idaho

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Nampa, Idaho
  • Arraigned on May 26, 2022

Executive Summary

Wilson picked up a several feet long white cylindrical object, believed to be a thin polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe, and indiscriminately used it to strike at the officers, hitting one.

Wilson then raised the object above his head and threw it into the line of officers. As the confrontation continued, he also assisted others in attempting to pull a shield away from an officer. During a struggle over the shield, he pushed an officer to the ground and then joined others in pushing another officer.

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority to do so;
  • Assaulting, resisting or impeding certain officers;
  • Disorderly conduct;
  • Parading, demonstrating or picketting the Capitol building;
  • Obstruction of Congress/justice;

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Nampa, Idaho | April 15, 2021
  • Status Conference

    June 21, 2021 "Status hearing set for 6/21/21 at 1 pm."
  • Arraigned

    May 26, 2022 "Arraigned 5/26. Defendant entered a plea of not guilty as to all counts."
  • Pleaded

    September 7, 2021 "Pleaded guilty 9/7/21"
  • Sentenced

    March 4, 2022 "Sentenced 3/4/22 to 51 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, $2,000 restitution."

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 51 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $2000

Press Coverage

  • Idaho Man Sentenced to 51 Months in Prison For Assaulting Law Enforcement and Obstruction in Capitol Breach

    Published on March 4, 2022 Read at US Department of Justice
  • Idaho Man Pleads Guilty to Assault on Law Enforcement and Obstruction During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on September 8, 2021 Read at US DOJ

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