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Brandon Nelson

Photographs and surveillance confirm Nelson was present at the Capitol on Jan.6th.

There is no documentation showing he participated in violent activities.

Please keep in mind that in the United States, every citizen charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

  • First Name(s): Brandon
  • Last Name(s): Nelson
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-344
  • Arrest Location: Middleton, WI
  • Judge: John Bates
  • Judge: Robin Meriweather
  • Entry Last Updated: 11/09/2022
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 04/11/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (1) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (2) Violent Entry or Disorderly Conduct (3) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (4)

Case Status

Nelson was arrested on 5/3/21. He pleaded not guilty to all counts. Nelson was released on personal recognizance. His next hearing is scheduled for 9/15. Sentencing held on 12/10/2021, before Judge John D. Bates on count 4 Defendant sentenced to 24 months of Probation; 500 dollars in restitution; a fine in the amount of $2,500.00 and a special assessment of $10.00. Oral motion by government to dismiss remaining counts; heard and granted.

USA Attorney

Seth Meinero
Seth Meinero DOJ-USAO 555 Fourth St, NW, Washington, DC 20904 202 252 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY-ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED, Designation: US Assistant Attorney

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