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Nicholas Rodean

Rodean’s 8 count indictment includes multiple charges of physical violence in or on the Capitol Grounds.  Rodean’s Statement of Facts does not detail his behavior, it only pictures him inside the Capitol Building with Jacob Chansley, or “Viking Hat Man”.

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

  • First Name(s): Nicholas
  • Last Name(s): Rodean
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-57
  • Arrest Location: Washington, DC
  • Judge: Robin M. Meriweather
  • Judge: Trevor McFadden
  • Entry Last Updated: 06/26/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 08/30/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting (1) Destruction of Government Property (2) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (3) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (4) Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (6) Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (7) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (8)

Case Status

Arrested in DC 1/13/21- placed on personal recognizance the same day. Rodean was charged via criminal information on 1/29/21- he plead not guilty on all counts. A bench trial occurred on 9/09/22. Rodean was found guilty of counts 1-7. On 10/26/22, Rodean was sentenced to 60 months probation with a condition of 240 hours of home detention. In addition, he was ordered to pay a total of $205 in special assessments and restitution in the amount of $2,048.00.

USA Attorney

Kevin Birney
Kevin Birney D.C. Bar No. 1029424 Assistant United States Attorney 555 4th Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20530 Telephone No. (202) 252-7165 [email protected]

USA Attorney

Melanie L. Alsworth
AR Bar No. 2002095Trial AttorneyDetailee601 D Street, NW Washington, DC 20530 Phone: (202) 598-2285 Email: [email protected]

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