Perna is pictured inside the U.S Capitol on January 6th, but there is no detail of any violence committed by him at any point during January 6th.
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): Perna
- Case Number: 1:21-cr-156
- Arrest Location: Sharpsville, PA
- Judge: Robin M. Meriweather
- Entry Last Updated: 08/08/2022
- Date Docket Downloaded: 02/28/2021
- Currently Incarcerated: No
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Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building
Arrested 1/19/21 in the Western District of Pennsylvania. Initial appearance 1/19/21 at 2:30 p.m. Released on personal recognizance on 1/25//21. Perna entered a not guilty plea to counts 1,2,3, and 4. On 11/18/21, he plead guilty to all charges. Shortly afterwards, Mr. Perna sadly passed away due to suicide. Here is more information if you wish to express your condolences to his family. https://www.flynnfuneralhome.com/obituary/matthew-perna?lud=8565340104FB2FD449C528C313EEFF81
- #1 SEALED COMPLAINT as to MATTHEW PERNA (1). [1:21-mj-00107-RMM]
- #1 a) Statement of Facts
- #3-MOTION to Seal Case by USA as to MATTHEW PERNA
- #4-ORDER granting 3 Motion to Seal Case as to MATTHEW PERNA
- #8-MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice J. Gerald Ingram
- #11-Arrest Warrant, dated 1.18.2021, Returned Executed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on 1.25.2021 as to MATTHEW PERNA
- #12-ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to MATTHEW PERNA
- #13-NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE- J. Gerald Ingram appearing for MATTHEW PERNA
- #17-INDICTMENT as to STEPHEN MICHAEL AYRES
- #21-DUE PROCESS PROTECTIONS ACT ORDER as to STEPHEN MICHAEL AYRES
- #23-Unopposed MOTION for Protective Order by USA as to STEPHEN MICHAEL AYRES
- #24-PROTECTIVE ORDER setting forth procedures for handling confidential material; allowing designated material to be filed under seal as to STEPHEN MICHAEL AYRES
- #25-NOTICE of Discovery by USA as to STEPHEN MICHAEL AYRES, MATTHEW PERNA
- #26-STATUS REPORT by USA as to STEPHEN MICHAEL AYRES, MATTHEW PERNA
- #27-NOTICE of Discovery by USA as to STEPHEN MICHAEL AYRES, MATTHEW PERNA
- #36-Motion for Pre-Plea Guideline Analysis
- #38-Notice of Filing
- #39-Memorandum regarding Status of Discovery
- #41-Notice of Change of Plea
- #43 NOTICE Of United States' Memorandum Regarding Status Of Discovery As Of November 5, 2021 by USA as to STEPHEN MICHAEL AYRES, MATTHEW PERNA
- #45 STATEMENT OF OFFENSE by USA and MATTHEW PERNA (2) as to MATTHEW PERNA (2).
- #46 WAIVER of Trial by Jury as to MATTHEW PERNA (2). Signed by Judge John D. Bates on 12/17/2021.
- #48-Consent Motion to Continue Sentencing
- #48 a) Text of Proposed Order
- #49 NOTICE Government's Suggestion Of Death And Request For Abatement Of Prosecution by USA as to MATTHEW PERNA
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