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  • Convicted

Shawn PriceLast Updated: September 14, 2023


Orange, New Jersey

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6
  • Organized for 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Rockaway Township, New Jersey
  • Sentenced on Apr 3, 2023

Executive Summary

Price held a leadership position in the northern New Jersey chapter and attended multiple events and rallies from November 2020 to January 2021.

As depicted in photographs taken at the Capitol on Jan. 6, Price was on the lower west terrace helping to push other individuals forward into a line of law enforcement officers while the officers resisted and deployed a chemical irritant in an apparent attempt to disperse the crowd. In addition, on Jan. 6, Price sent Facebook messages to other users stating, “I led the storm!”, “[I] got really f***** up but me and 4 of my chapter brothers pushed that line and started it ourselves had to be done.”

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority
  • Knowingly Engaging in Disorderly or Disruptive Conduct in any Restricted Building or Grounds
  • Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder
  • Obstruction of Justice/Congress Obstruct, influence or impede any official proceeding or attempt to do so, or to aid, abet, counsel, command, or induce or procure the commission of that offense.

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Rockaway Township, New Jersey | June 8, 2021
  • Initial Appearance

    June 16, 2021 "Initial appearance held 6/16."
  • Status Conference

    August 25, 2021 "Status Hearing set for 8/25/2021 at 1:00 pm. On personal recognizance."
  • Pleaded

    October 14, 2022 "Pleaded guilty 10/14/22."
  • Sentenced

    April 3, 2023 "Sentenced to 12 months’ incarceration 36 months’ supervised release $2,000 restitution"

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 12 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $2000

Affiliated Organizations

    • Extremist / Right-Wing Group

    Proud Boys

    37 individual(s)

Press Coverage

  • New Jersey Proud Boys Leader Sentenced on Felony Charge For Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on April 3, 2023 Read at US DOJ
  • New Jersey Proud Boys Leader Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on October 14, 2022 Read at US DOJ
  • Self-Identified Proud Boy Arrested for Violent Entry and Obstruction of Justice during Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on June 9, 2021 Read at US DOJ


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