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  • Convicted

Josiah KenyonLast Updated: September 14, 2023


Winnemucca, Nevada

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Reno, Nevada
  • Sentenced on Apr 11, 2023

Executive Summary

Josiah Kenyon, 34, of Winnemucca, Nevada, is charged with engaging in physical violence in a restricted building or grounds, civil disorder, and assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers with a dangerous weapon, among other charges. He was arrested on Dec. 1, 2021, in Reno, Nevada, and made his initial appearance today in the District of Nevada. He remains detained pending further court proceedings. 

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds
  • Civil Disorder, Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers with a Dangerous Weapon.

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Reno, Nevada | December 1, 2021
  • Charged

    December 10, 2021 "Indicted 12/10/2021."
  • Pleaded

    September 14, 2022 "Pleaded guilty 9/14/22."
  • Sentenced

    April 11, 2023 "Sentenced to 72 months’ incarceration 36 months’ probation $43,315.25 restitution"

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 72 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $43315.25

Press Coverage

  • Nevada Man Sentenced for Assaulting Officers During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on April 11, 2023 Read at US DOJ
  • Nevada Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Officers During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on September 14, 2022 Read at US DOJ
  • Nevada Man Arrested for Assault on Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on December 3, 2021 Read at US DOJ

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