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Melanie Archer and Jordan Bonenberg appear on Capitol surveillance walking through the doors and through the rotunda with the crowd. They do not appear to act violently. They walk into the West Corridor and exit.

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

  • First Name(s): Melanie
  • Last Name(s): Archer
  • AKA: Melanie Archer
  • Case Number: 22-cr-00102
  • Arrest Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Judge: John Bates
  • Entry Last Updated: 06/19/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 12/15/2022
  • 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) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building or Grounds (3) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (4)

Case Status

Archer was arrested on 3/21/22. Released on personal recognizance on 3/24/22. On 10/24/22, she plead guilty to count 4. Sentencing held on 2/9/2023, before Judge John D. Bates- sentenced to 18 months of Probation; Special assessment of $100.00 and Restitution in the amount of $500.00. Oral by government to dismiss counts 1-3 was heard and granted.

USA Attorney

Sarah Wilson Rocha

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