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  • Convicted

Jeffrey BrownLast Updated: September 13, 2023


Santa Ana, California

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Santa Ana, California
  • Sentenced on Apr 28, 2023

Executive Summary

According to court documents, Brown was part of the crowd entering the tunnel at the lower west terrace. Video footage shows him reaching through the crowd towards another rioter, who provides him with a can of spray. Brown can then be seen pointing the can towards the police defensive line and deploying the spray for several seconds in the direction of the police. Brown also participated in the pushing action against officers who were attempting to restrict access to the U.S. Capitol.

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Inflicting Bodily Injury on Certain Officers;
  • Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder;
  • Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds;
  • Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds;
  • Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds;
  • Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building; Impeding Passage through the Capitol Grounds or Buildings.
  • Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Santa Ana, California | August 26, 2021
  • Charged

    February 9, 2022 "Indictment returned 2/9/22."
  • Trial

    December 6, 2022 "Convicted at Trial 12/6/22."
  • Sentenced

    April 28, 2023 "Sentenced to 54 months’ incarceration 46 months’ supervised release"

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 54 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 46 month(s)

Press Coverage

  • Three Men are First Capitol Breach Defendants Convicted at Trial of Assaulting Police Officers with Pepper Spray

    Published on December 7, 2022 Read at US DOJ
  • Kentucky Woman Arrested For Assault on Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on February 16, 2022 Read at US Department of Justice
  • California Men Arrested for Assault on Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on August 27, 2021 Read at US DOJ

Affiliated People (4)

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    • Arrested

    David Dempsey

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Van Nuys, California
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    • Convicted

    Peter Schwartz

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    • Convicted

    Markus Maly

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Fincastle, Virginia
    • Sentenced on June 9, 2023
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    • Convicted

    Shelly Stallings

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Owensboro, Kentucky
    • Sentenced on May 5, 2023

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