Mele and three other men from California sent group text messages planning a cross-country trip to attend President Trump’s rally. After the event, they entered the Upper West Terrace of the Capitol.
Please keep in mind that in the United States, every citizen charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
- First Name(s): Ronald
- Last Name(s): Mele
- Case Number: 1:21-cr-392
- Arrest Location: Riverside, CA
- Judge: Royce Lamberth
- Entry Last Updated: 09/16/2021
- Date Docket Downloaded: 10/11/2021
- Currently Incarcerated: No
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TAMPERING WITH WITNESS, VICTIM, OR AN INFORMANT; Conspiracy to Obstruct Official Proceeding (1) TAMPERING WITH A WITNESS, VICTIM OR INFORMANT; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting (2) TEMPORARY RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT; Restricted Building or Grounds (4) TEMPORARY RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT; Restricted Building or Grounds (5)
Mele was arrested on 6/10/21. During an arraignment on 6/14, he pleaded not guilty to all counts. His next status conference is 12/3.
Risa Berkower UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 555 4th Street, NW Washington, DC 20530 (202) 252-6782 Fax: (202) 307-3961 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney
Katherine Nielsen DOJ-CRM Fraud Section 1400 New York Ave., NW Washington, DC 20530 202-355-5736 Email: [email protected] ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney
NA-Released on personal recognizance.
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- #1-SEALED INDICTMENT as to ALAN HOSTETTER
- #7-NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Katherine Nielsen appearing for USA
- #23-Arrest Warrant Returned Executed on 6.10.2021 Riverside, CA as to RONALD MELE.
- #31-MOTION for Protective Order by USA as to ALAN HOSTETTER
- #35-ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to RONALD MELE
- #36-MOTION for Disclosure of Materials Protected by Fed. R. Crim. P. 6(e) and Sealed Materials by USA as to ALAN HOSTETTER,
- #40-MOTION for Order Permitting Production of Sealed Materials and Material Protected
- #42-STATUS REPORT
- #53-RDER granting 40 Motion for Disclosure as to ALAN HOSTETTER
- #68-NOTICE United States' Memorandum Regarding Status of Discovery as of September 14, 2021
- #75-ORDER as to ALAN HOSTETTER, RUSSELL TAYLOR, ERIK SCOTT WARNER, FELIPE ANTONIO MARTINEZ, DEREK KINNISON, RONALD MELE
- Docket Download-10.11.21
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