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  • Convicted

Mark PonderLast Updated: July 28, 2022


Washington D.C., District of Columbia

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in District of Columbia
  • Sentenced on Jul 26, 2022

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority
  • Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds
  • Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder
  • Obstruction of Justice/Congress
  • Assaulting a Federal Officer with a Dangerous or Deadly Weapon

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    District of Columbia | March 17, 2021
  • Charged

    March 26, 2021 "Ponder was indicted on 3/26/21 in the District of Columbia."
  • Status Conference

    October 20, 2021 "Next status conference set for 10/20/21 at 10 am."
  • Arraigned

    March 31, 2021 "Ponder pleaded not guilty to counts 1-12 on 3/31/21. Defendant held without bond."
  • Trial

    January 3, 2022 "Trial scheduled for 1/3/22 at 9:30 am before Judge Tanya S. Chutkan."
  • Charged

    November 10, 2021 "Superseding indictment filed 11/10/2021."
  • Sentenced

    July 26, 2022 "Sentenced 7/26/22 to 63 months in prison, three years of supervised release, $2,000 restitution."

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 63 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $2000

Press Coverage

  • District of Columbia Man Pleads Guilty to Felony Charge for Offenses Committed During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on April 22, 2022 Read at US DOJ

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