Landon CopelandLast Updated: September 14, 2023
Apple Valley, Utah
Insurrection Related Information
- Present at Capitol on 1/6
- Arrested in St. George, Utah
- Sentenced on May 10, 2023
Copeland entered the Capitol grounds on Jan. 6 where he assaulted law enforcement officers and obstructed their efforts to carry out their duties.
According to U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) footage, Copeland shouted at officers and pushed another crowd member into the police line before being pushed back. Shortly after, Copeland was involved in a tug-of-war style struggle with police over a metal bike rack fence barricade. After one or more officers deployed a chemical irritant, Copeland tossed the bike rack toward multiple law enforcement officers.
- Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers or Employees
- Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder
- Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds without Lawful Authority
- Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds
Timeline of Litigation
ArrestedSt. George, Utah | April 29, 2021
Status ConferenceJune 30, 2021 "Competency status hearing held 6/30. Further competency status hearing to be rescheduled."
PleadedMay 19, 2022 "Pleaded guilty 5/19/22."
ChargedOctober 29, 2021 "Indicted 10/29/21."
SentencedMay 10, 2023 "Sentenced to 36 months’ incarceration 36 months’ supervised release"
- Prison: 36 month(s)
- Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)
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