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  • Charged

Jacob FrackerLast Updated: May 26, 2022

Location

Rocky Mount, Virginia

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Rocky Mount, Virginia
  • Pleaded on Mar 18, 2022

Occupation(s)

  • Rocky Mount Police Department

Executive Summary

Two off-duty Rocky Mount, Virginia police officers were charged yesterday in federal court in the District of Columbia in connection with the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.

Jacob Fracker and Thomas Robertson were charged by complaint with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Both defendants were arrested on January 13, 2021, in Virginia. It is alleged that during the events at the U.S. Capitol, Fracker and Robertson were photographed in the Capitol building making an obscene gesture in front of the John Stark statue. 

Occupation(s)

Rocky Mount Police Department

Litigation Details

DOJ Case Number:

1:21-cr-34

Charges

  • Obstruction of an Official Proceeding;
  • Aiding and Abetting;
  • Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds;
  • Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds;
  • Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building or Grounds

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Rocky Mount, Virginia | January 13, 2021
  • Arraigned

    February 25, 2021 "Arraigned 2/25/21 where he pleaded not guilty to all counts."
  • Initial Appearance

    January 19, 2021 "Initial appearance held 1/19/21."
  • Charged

    January 29, 2021 "Indicted 1/29/21."
  • Status Conference

    August 17, 2021 "Status conference held on 8/17/21."
  • Pleaded

    March 18, 2022 "Pleaded guilty 3/18/22 to superseding information."

Press Coverage

  • Off-Duty Police Officer Found Guilty by Jury of Felony Charges For Actions Related to Capitol Breach

    Published on April 11, 2022 Read at US DOJ
  • The veterans who stormed U.S. Capitol: Where are they now?

    Published on January 5, 2022 Read at Audacy
  • Two Off-Duty Virginia Police Officers Charged in Federal Court Following Events at the U.S. Capitol

    Published on January 13, 2021 Read at US DOJ

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Affiliated People (1)

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    • Convicted

    Thomas Robertson

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Rocky Mount, Virginia
    • Sentenced on April 11, 2022
    Occupation
    • Rocky Mount Police Department

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