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  • Convicted

Nicholas LanguerandLast Updated: January 24, 2024


Little River, South Carolina

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Sentenced on Jan 26, 2022

Executive Summary

Languerand was involved in attempts to interfere with uniformed police who were on duty protecting the U.S. Capitol building from rioters.

As depicted in publicly available video and photos reviewed by the FBI, Languerand can be seen in the Lower West Terrace tunnel throwing a variety of objects at law enforcement, including what appears to be a traffic barrier, can of pepper spray and stick-like object. At approximately 5:02 p.m., Languerand was captured on video holding a police shield and hitting it against the ground.

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Assaulting, Resisting or Impeding an Officer Using a Dangerous Weapon
  • Civil Disorders,
  • Aiding and Abetting
  • Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority
  • Using a Dangerous Weapon
  • Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    | April 15, 2021
  • Arraigned

    May 24, 2021 "Initial appearance and arraignment held 5/24/21. Pleaded not guilty to all charges."
  • Charged

    May 12, 2021 "Indicted 5/12/21."
  • Status Conference

    September 10, 2021 "Status conference set for 9/10 at 9:15 am."
  • Plea Agreement

    November 3, 2021 "Plea agreement entered 11/3/2021 and pleaded guilty to count 2."
  • Sentenced

    January 26, 2022 "Sentenced 1/26/22 to 44 months in prison, to be followed by two years of supervised release, 60 hours of community service, $2,000 restitution."

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 44 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 24 month(s)
  • Community Service: 60 hour(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $2000

Press Coverage

  • South Carolina Man Sentenced to 44 Months in Prison for Assaulting Law Enforcement During Capitol Breach

    Published on January 26, 2022 Read at US Department of Justice
  • South Carolina Man Arrested for Assault on Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on April 23, 2021 Read at US DOJ

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