Laura Steele

Steele sent an email on January 3rd regarding joining the Oath Keepers.  This was a couple weeks after her brother, Graydon Young also sent an email requesting admission.  Steele is one of the many Oath Keepers who came to the Capitol with a set plan of action to enter the building.

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

  • First Name(s): Laura
  • Last Name(s): Steele
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-28
  • Arrest Location: Kernersville, NC
  • Judge: Robin M. Meriweather
  • Judge: Amit Mehta
  • Entry Last Updated: 12/21/2022
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 08/19/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Conspiracy (1) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting (2) Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting (3) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (4) Tampering with Documents or Proceedings (5)

Case Status

Arrested 2/17/21. Charged via second superseding indictment on 3/12/21 and arraigned on 3/16 where she pleaded not guilty to all counts. Third superseding indictment issued 3/31. Fourth superseding indictment issued 5/26. Fifth superseding indictment issued 8/4. Defendant remains on personal recognizance. A trial is scheduled for 2/1/23.

Interested Party

Press Coalition

Interested Party's Lawyer

Charles Tobin

Interested Party's Lawyer

Lauren Russell

Interested Party's Lawyer

Maxwell Mishkin

USA Attorney

Kathryn Rakoczy
Kathryn Leigh Rakoczy US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 555 Fourth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20530 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED, Designation: US Assistant Attorney

USA Attorney

Jeffrey Nestler
Jeffrey S. Nestler US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 555 FOURTH ST, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20530 202-252-7277 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTCED Designation: US Assistant Attorney

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