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  • Convicted

Thomas Adams Jr.Last Updated: September 14, 2023


Springfield, Illinois

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Springfield, Illinois
  • Sentenced on Jun 16, 2023

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds without Lawful Authority Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds Obstruction of an Official Proceeding

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Springfield, Illinois | April 13, 2021
  • Arraigned

    June 2, 2021 "Arraigned 6/2/21 where he pleaded not guilty to all counts."
  • Status Conference

    August 4, 2021 "Status conference held on 8/4. Defendant remains on personal recognizance."
  • Status Conference

    October 19, 2021 "Status conference set for 10/19/21 at 10 am."
  • Trial

    January 30, 2023 "Sentenced at Trial 1/30/23."
  • Sentenced

    June 16, 2023 "Sentenced to 14 months’ incarceration 36 months’ supervised release $2,000 restitution"

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 14 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $2000

Press Coverage

  • Illinois Man Sentenced to Prison for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on June 16, 2023 Read at US DOJ
  • Illinois Man Found Guilty of Charges For Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on February 1, 2023 Read at US DOJ

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