Thomas WebsterLast Updated: September 8, 2022
Florida, New York
Insurrection Related Information
- Present at Capitol on 1/6
- Arrested in White Plains, New York
- Sentenced on Sep 1, 2022
- USMC Veteran, Retired NYPD Officer
Thomas Webster, in red jacket, charging at a police officer with a flagpole at a barricade line at on the west front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. Webster, a Marine Corps veteran and retired New York City Police Department Officer, is accused of assaulting an MPD officer with a flagpole. A number of law enforcement officers were assaulted while attempting to prevent rioters from entering the U.S. Capitol.
USMC Veteran, Retired NYPD Officer
- Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon;
- Civil Disorder;
- Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon;
- Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon;
- Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon;
- Disorderly Conduct Within the Capitol Grounds or Buildings;
- Act of Physical Violence Within the Capitol Grounds or Buildings
Timeline of Litigation
ArrestedWhite Plains, New York | February 22, 2021
ArraignedApril 9, 2021 "Webster was arraigned on 4/9/21 and pleaded not guilty to counts 1-7. Motion for release from custody granted 6/29."
Initial AppearanceFebruary 23, 2021 "Initial Appearance 2/23/2021 and ordered detained."
ChargedMarch 12, 2021 "Indicted 3/12."
Status ConferenceAugust 31, 2021 "Motion for release from custody granted 6/29. Status conference set for 8/31/21 at 2PM"
ChargedNovember 10, 2021 "Superseding indictment filed 11/10/2021."
TrialMay 2, 2022 "Found guilty of all charges on 5/2/22."
SentencedSeptember 1, 2022 "Sentenced 9/1/22 to 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release, $2,060 in restitution."
- Prison: 120 month(s)
- Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)
- Fine/Restitution: $2060