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Michael Lee Roche

Roche entered the Capitol Building and made his way to the Senate Chambers.  He is seen with Jacob Chansley among others standing at the podium of the Senate Chambers. His actions prior to entry are not detailed, and there are no charges for any violence against Roche.

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

  • First Name(s): Michael Lee
  • Last Name(s): Roche
  • Case Number: 22-cr-00086
  • Arrest Location: Murfreesboro , TN
  • Judge: Zia M. Faruqui
  • Judge: Thomas Hogan
  • Entry Last Updated: 06/22/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 08/30/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority (1) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (2) Entering and Remaining on the Floor of Congress (3) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (4) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (5)

Case Status

Roche was arrested on 4/13/21 and had his initial appearance in the Middle District of Tennessee the same day. He was placed on personal recognizance on 04/27/2021. Arraignment held 4/12/22, he plead not guilty to all counts. Stipulated Bench Trial held on 3/10/2023, the Court found Roche guilty on all six counts. Sentencing held on 6/9/2023, sentenced to serve concurrent terms of incarceration of 18 months as to Count 1, 12 months as to Counts 2 and 3, and 6 months as to Counts 4, 5, and 6. He was further ordered to serve concurrent terms of supervised release of 36 months as to Count 1, and 12 months as to Count 2 and 3. Special Assessment of $180, and $2,000 Restitution.

USA Attorney

Christopher Amore
Christopher Amore DOJ-USAO District of New Jersey 970 Broad Street Ste 700 Newark, NJ 07102 973-645-2757 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

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