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  • Arrested

Nicholas BrockhoffLast Updated: December 15, 2022


Covington, Tennessee

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Counce, Tennessee
  • Pleaded on Oct 27, 2022

Executive Summary

Depicted in surveillance footage: Brockhoff stood above officers and sprayed them with a fire extinguisher, obstructing their ability to see. The surveillance footage then shows Brockhoff entering the Capitol through a broken window.

Litigation Details

DOJ Case Number:



  • Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding certain officers or employed in the performance of the duties
  • Use of a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon Obstruction of Law Enforcement during Civil Disorder
  • Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds without Lawful Authority
  • Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds
  • Knowingly Engages in Act of Physical Violence in the Grounds or any of the Capitol Buildings
  • Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Counce, Tennessee | May 27, 2021
  • Arraigned

    September 1, 2021 "Arraigned and pleaded not guilty to all counts on 9/1. Defendant remains held without bond."
  • Initial Appearance

    June 23, 2021 "Initial appearance 6/23/21."
  • Charged

    August 18, 2021 "Indicted 8/18."
  • Pleaded

    October 27, 2022 "Pleaded guilty 10/27/22."

Press Coverage

  • Kentucky Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Officers During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on October 27, 2022 Read at US DOJ
  • Kentucky Man Arrested for Assault on Law Enforcement during Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on May 28, 2021 Read at US DOJ

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