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Matthew Bledsoe

Bledsoe took snapchat videos of himself and others before entering the Capitol Building.  There are also pictures of him inside the Capitol Building.  Bledsoe was not charged with any violence, nor is there any detail of violent behavior in his Statement of Facts.

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

  • First Name(s): Matthew
  • Last Name(s): Bledsoe
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-204
  • Judge: Zia M. Faruqui
  • Judge: Beryl Howell
  • Entry Last Updated: 01/18/2024
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 09/23/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: Yes
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Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting (1) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (2) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (3) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building; Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (4)

Case Status

Arrested 1/15/21. Initial appearance 1/15/21. Indicted 3/10/21 and arraigned 3/12/21 where he plead not guilty to all counts; he was released on personal recognizance the same day. On 7/12/22, a jury trial found Bledsoe guilty on all counts. He was sentenced on 10/21/22 to 48 months of incarceration and 36 months of probation. He was ordered to pay a special assessment in the total amount of $170.00; a fine in the amount of $2,000.00, and restitution in the amount of $2,000.00.

USA Attorney

Jamie Carter
Jamie Carter 555 4th St, NW, STE 3640 Washington, DC 20532 202 252 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: Assistant US Attorney

USA Attorney

Melanie Alsworth
Melanie Alsworth USDOJ 601 D Street, NW Washington, DC 20530 202 598 2285 [email protected]

Matthew Bledsoe's Mailing Address

Matthew Bledsoe-25766-509
P.O. BOX 9000

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