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  • Convicted

Shane WoodsLast Updated: October 20, 2023


Auburn, Illinois

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Springfield, Illinois
  • Sentenced on Oct 4, 2023

Executive Summary

Defendant Tripped and Pushed Officer to the Ground, Breached Media Staging Area and Tackled Cameraman

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer Assault in Special Maritime and Territorial Jurisdiction
  • Obstruct, Impede or Interfere with Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder
  • Restricted Building or Grounds
  • Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds
  • Engaging in Act of Physical Violence in Restricted Building or Grounds
  • Violent Entry or Disorderly Conduct
  • Act of Physical Violence on Grounds

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Springfield, Illinois | June 24, 2021
  • Charged

    July 16, 2021 "Indicted 7/16."
  • Pleaded

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

    October 4, 2023 "Sentenced to 54 months in prison and 36 months of supervised release"

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 54 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)

Press Coverage

  • Illinois Man Sentenced on Two Assault Charges for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on October 4, 2023 Read at US DOJ
  • Illinois Man Pleads Guilty to Felony Charges for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on September 9, 2022 Read at US DOJ
  • Illinois Man Arrested for Assault on Law Enforcement, and First to be Arrested for Assault on Members of News Media during Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on June 25, 2021 Read at US DOJ

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