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  • Convicted

Jonathan WaldenLast Updated: September 15, 2023


Birmingham, Alabama

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Verbena, Alabama
  • Sentenced on Aug 25, 2023

Executive Summary

Agreed to plan and participate in an operation to interfere with the certification of the electoral college vote by coordinating in advance with others, using websites and social media to recruit participants, and traveling to Washington, D.C., with paramilitary gear and supplies including firearms, tactical vests with plates, helmets and radio equipment.

As early as Jan. 3, joined an invitation-only encrypted Signal group message titled, “OK FL DC OP Jan 6”.

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Conspiracy Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting
  • Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting

Timeline of Litigation

  • Charged

    May 26, 2021 "Charged via fourth superseding indictment 5/26."
  • Charged

    August 4, 2021 "Fifth superseding indictment issued 8/4."
  • Arrested

    Verbena, Alabama | June 3, 2021
  • Status Conference

    August 10, 2021 "Status conference held 8/10."
  • Trial

    January 31, 2022 "Jury trials set for 1/31/22 at 10 am and 4/19/22 at 10 am. Defendant remains on personal recognizance."
  • Sentenced

    August 25, 2023 "Sentenced to 30 days’ home detention 36 months’ probation 60 hours’ community service $500 restitution"

Sentencing Details

  • Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)
  • Community Service: 60 hour(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $500

Affiliated Organizations

    • Extremist / Right-Wing Group

    Oath Keepers

    24 individual(s)

Press Coverage

  • Four Arrested in Sixteen-Defendant Oath Keeper Conspiracy Case for Activities Leading to U.S. Capitol Breach

    Published on June 4, 2021 Read at US DOJ

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