Melody Steele-Smith

Melody Steele-Smith is pictured inside the U.S. Capitol Building.  She is not charged with any violence for her behavior on January 6.

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

  • First Name(s): Melody
  • Last Name(s): Steele-Smith
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-77
  • Arrest Location: Gloucester, VA
  • Judge: Robin M. Meriweather
  • Entry Last Updated: 08/04/2021
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 08/19/2021
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Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds; Entering and Remaining in Certain Rooms in the Capitol Building; Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building

Case Status

Arrested 1/20/2021. Indicted 2/3/21 and arraigned on 2/12/21 where she pleaded not guilty to all counts. Status conference set for 8/3 at 2 pm.

USA Attorney

Michael R. Sherwin

Case Documents

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