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Jerod HughesLast Updated: September 15, 2023


Helena, Montana

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in East Helena, Montana
  • Sentenced on Jan 6, 2023

Executive Summary

Accused of being at the front of the mob that chased Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman.

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Civil Disorder;
  • Obstruction of an Official Proceeding;
  • Destruction of Government Property;
  • Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds;
  • Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds;
  • Entering and Remaining on the Floor of Congress;
  • Entering and Remaining in Certain Rooms in the Capitol Building;
  • Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building;
  • Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    East Helena, Montana | February 1, 2021
  • Arraigned

    March 25, 2021 "Arraigned 3/25/21 where he pleaded not guilty to all counts."
  • Initial Appearance

    March 10, 2021 "Initial appearance held 3/10/21."
  • Charged

    February 10, 2021 "Indicted 2/10/21."
  • Status Conference

    October 1, 2021 "Status conference set for 10/1 at 2:30 pm. Defendant remains on personal recognizance."
  • Pleaded

    August 25, 2022 "Pleaded gulity 8/25/22."
  • Sentenced

    January 6, 2023 "Sentenced to 46 months’ incarceration 36 months’ supervised release $2,000 restitution"

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 46 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $2000

Press Coverage

  • Montana Man Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison For Actions During Capitol Breach, Including Kicking Open Senate Door

    Published on January 6, 2023 Read at US DOJ
  • Two Brothers from Montana Plead Guilty to Charges for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on August 25, 2022 Read at US DOJ
  • Capitol riot suspect accused of chasing Officer Goodman wants out of jail

    Published on March 25, 2021 Read at WUSA

Affiliated People (1)

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    • Convicted

    Joshua Hughes

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in East Helena, Montana
    • Sentenced on November 22, 2022

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