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  • Convicted

Nicholas OchsLast Updated: January 24, 2023


Honolulu, Hawaii

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Sentenced on Dec 9, 2022

Executive Summary

Ochs is the leader of the Hawaii chapter of the Proud Boys, a far-right group that is known for acts of street violence and is considered a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Ochs was later arrested by the FBI in connection with the break-in.

Ochs also made a failed run for Hawaii’s state legislature as a Republican in the 2020 election, gaining the support of Roger Stone, the conservative political strategist.

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Conspiracy;
  • Obstruction of an Official Proceeding;
  • Destruction of Government Property;
  • Theft of Government Property;
  • Restricted Building or Grounds; Aiding and Abetting

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arraigned

    February 12, 2021 "Arraigned 2/12 where he pleaded not guilty to all counts. Defendant remains on personal recognizance."
  • Initial Appearance

    January 27, 2021 "Initial Appearance set for 1/27/21 at 1:00 pm."
  • Charged

    January 7, 2021 "Complaint filed 1/7/21."
  • Charged

    February 4, 2021 "Indicted 2/4."
  • Arrested

    Honolulu, Hawaii | January 9, 2021
  • Status Conference

    September 10, 2021 "Defendant remains on personal recognizance. Status conference set for 9/10 at 9:15 am."
  • Pleaded

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

    December 9, 2022 "Sentenced - 12/9/22 to 48 months of incarceration, 36 months supervised release, $5,000 fine, $2,000 restitution"

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 48 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $7000

Affiliated Organizations

    • Conspiracy / Misinformation

    Murder the Media News

    2 individual(s)

    • Extremist / Right-Wing Group

    Proud Boys

    37 individual(s)

Press Coverage

  • Two Men Sentenced to Prison Terms For Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on December 9, 2022 Read at US DOJ
  • Two Men Plead Guilty to Felony Charge for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on September 9, 2022 Read at US DOJ
  • 2 men who posed with 'murder the media' scrawled on a Capitol door say they were just there to report for their outlet, Murder the Media

    Published on January 14, 2021 Read at Business Insider

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