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Thomas WebsterLast Updated: May 9, 2022

Location

Florida, New York

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in White Plains, New York

Occupation(s)

  • USMC Veteran, Retired NYPD Officer

Executive Summary

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.

Occupation(s)

USMC Veteran, Retired NYPD Officer

Litigation Details

DOJ Case Number:

1:21-cr-208

Charges

  • 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

Press Coverage

  • Retired NYPD Officer Found Guilty by Jury of Felony Charges for Actions Related to Capitol Breach

    Published on May 2, 2022 Read at US DOJ
  • The veterans who stormed U.S. Capitol: Where are they now?

    Published on January 5, 2022 Read at Audacy
  • Miami, Oklahoma, man arrested in Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol breach accused of attacking AP photographer

    Published on October 4, 2021 Read at Tulsa World

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