William Hendry Mellors

Mellors is accused of spraying police with bear spray outside the doors of the Capitol. He was identified by a tipster who called the FBI after noticing his bloody ear.

He posted accounts of what he saw on Jan. 6th on Parler.

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

  • First Name(s): William
  • Last Name(s): Mellors
  • Case Number: 22-mj-162
  • Arrest Location: Houston, TX
  • Judge: Robin Meriweather
  • Entry Last Updated: 11/20/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon or Inflicting Bodily Injury (1) Civil Disorder (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)

Case Status

Mellors was arrested on 7/18/22 and released on personal recognizance the following day after appearing in court. He waived his right to a preliminary hearing. His next status conference is on 12/13 at 1pm virtually.

USA Attorney

Frederick Yette
Frederick Walton Yette U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE National Security Section 555 Fourth Street, NW Washington, DC 20018 (202) 252-7733 Fax: (202) 252-7792 [email protected]

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