Walter J. Messer

Messer stated on social media that he walked into the Capitol. He is seen walking through the building, filming a video. There is no evidence he engaged in violence.

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

  • First Name(s): Walter J.
  • Last Name(s): Messer
  • Case Number: 1:21-mj-541
  • Arrest Location: Dayton, OH
  • Judge: Robin Meriweather
  • Entry Last Updated: 07/28/2021
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 08/27/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Charges

Knowingly Entering or Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority (1) Knowingly Entering or Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority (2) Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds. Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in any of the Capitol Buildings.

Case Status

Messer was arrested on 7/8/21. A preliminary hearing is set for 10/19 at 1pm.

USA Attorney

Anne Veldhuis
Anne Veldhuis Department of Justice 1355 El Camino Real, Unit 828 Redwood City, CA 94063, 415-307-6722 Email: [email protected], LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant US Attorney

Prison Name

NA-Released.

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