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  • Charged

William WilsonLast Updated: May 9, 2022


Sampson County, North Carolina

Insurrection Related Information

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

Litigation Details

  • Charged on May 4, 2022


  • County Leader for Oath Keepers

Executive Summary

Wilson agreed to take part in a plan developed by Rhodes and others, including regional leaders, to stop the lawful transfer of presidential power by January 20, 2021, by deploying force to prevent, hinder, and delay the execution of the laws of the United States governing the transfer of presidential power.


County Leader for Oath Keepers

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Seditious Conspiracy
  • Obstruction of an Official Proceeding

Timeline of Litigation

  • Charged

    May 4, 2022 "Information filed 5/4/22."
  • Initial Appearance

    May 4, 2022 "Initial court appearance 5/4/22 and pleaded guilty."

Affiliated Organizations

    • Extremist / Right-Wing Group

    Oath Keepers

    24 individual(s)

Press Coverage

  • Leader of North Carolina Chapter of Oath Keepers Pleads Guilty to Seditious Conspiracy and Obstruction of Congress for Efforts to Stop Transfer of Power Following 2020 Presidential Election

    Published on May 4, 2022 Read at US DOJ

Affiliated People (1)

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    • Convicted

    • Subpoenaed

    Stewart Rhodes

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Granbury, Texas
    • Sentenced on May 25, 2023
    • Oath Keepers