Ralph Joseph Celetano, III

Photos and axon body footage show Celentano outside the Capitol in an area where there was known police aggression against civilians. He is accused assaulting a police officer, but it’s possible he acted in self-defense.

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

  • First Name(s): Ralph
  • Last Name(s): Celentano
  • Case Number: 1:22-mj-47
  • Judge: Zia Faruqui
  • Entry Last Updated: 03/09/2022
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 03/25/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Charges

18 U.S.C. § 111(a)(1)- Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers 18 U.S.C. § 231(a)(3)- Civil Disorder 18 U.S.C. § 1752(a)(1)- Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds 18 U.S.C. § 1752(a)(2)- Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds 18 U.S.C. § 1752(a)(4)- Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds 40 U.S.C. § 5104(e)(2)(D)- Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building 40 U.S.C. § 5104(e)(2)(F)- Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings

Case Status

Celentano was arrested on 3/9/22. Celentano was released on personal recognizance. His next status hearing takes place 5/17 at 1pm virtually.

USA Attorney

Jacqueline Schesnol
Jacqueline Schesnol DOJ-USAO 40 N Central Avenue, #1800 Phoenix, AZ 85004 LEAD ATTORNEY Attorney to Be Noticed Designation: US Assistant Attorney

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