New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
February 23, 2024

Michael S. Garrity, Director of Communications | (603) 931-9375

Joshua L. Speicher, Assistant Attorney General | (603) 271-3671

Audriana L. Mekula, Assistant Attorney General

Indictment of Sophie Ross, Bridget Shergalis, and Calla Walsh

Concord, NH – Attorney General John M. Formella and Merrimack Police Chief Brian Levesque announce that the Hillsborough County Grand Jury has returned indictments against Sophie Ross, Bridget Shergalis, and Calla Walsh for their roles in the November 20, 2023, attack on Elbit Systems of America in Merrimack, New Hampshire.

Ms. Ross, Ms. Shergalis, and Ms. Walsh are each charged with riot, conspiracy to commit criminal mischief, burglary, and conspiracy to commit falsifying physical evidence for their actions in climbing to the roof of Elbit Systems of America, creating a disturbance, and causing property damage. Each charge is a class B felony, punishable by 3.5 to 7 years in the state prison.

The next hearing for these matters is scheduled for Thursday, February 29, 2024, at 9:00am in the Hillsborough County Superior Court South.

The charges and allegations against Ms. Ross, Ms. Shergalis, and Ms. Walsh are merely accusations, and they are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
1 Granite Place South | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658