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  • Arrested

William WatsonLast Updated: March 15, 2023


Auburn, Alabama

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Nee County, Alabama
  • Trial on Nov 18, 2022

Litigation Details

DOJ Case Number:



  • Civil Disorders;
  • Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon;
  • Violent Entry or Disorderly Conduct

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Nee County, Alabama | May 4, 2021
  • Initial Appearance

    May 10, 2021 "Initial Appearance 5/10."
  • Charged

    August 6, 2021 "Indicted 8/6."
  • Status Conference

    September 7, 2021 "Status hearing set 9/7/21 at 1 pm. Defendant remains on personal recognizance."
  • Trial

    November 18, 2022 "Found guilty 11/18/22 by Court after agreeing to a stipulated set of facts of obstruction of an official proceeding and entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds with a dangerous weapon."

Press Coverage

  • New Article Alabama Man Sentenced On Charges For Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on March 10, 2023 Read at US DOJ
  • Alabama Man Found Guilty of Charges For Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on November 18, 2022 Read at US DOJ

Affiliated People (1)

  • jacob-anthony-chansley-alt.jpeg
    • Convicted

    Jacob Chansley

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Phoenix, Arizona
    • Sentenced on November 17, 2021
    • Former Navy

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