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)
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.
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]
- #1-1-Mellors Statement of Facts
- #1-Mellors Complaint
- #5-Arrest Warrant, dated 7_15_2022, Returned Executed on 7_18_2022 as to WILLIAM HENDRY MELLORS
- #6-Unopposed MOTION for Protective Order by USA as to WILLIAM HENDRY MELLORS
- #7-MOTION for Waiver of Preliminary Hearing by WILLIAM HENDRY MELLORS
- #8-ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to WILLIAM HENDRY MELLORS
- #9-NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE
- #10-NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE
- #11-PROTECTIVE ORDER
- #14-Consent MOTION to Vacate Preliminary Hearing
- #15-ORDER granting  Motion to Vacate, Motion to Continue and Exclude as to WILLIAM HENDRY MELLORS
- #16-Consent MOTION to Continue Status Conference, Consent MOTION to Exclude Time by USA as to WILLIAM HENDRY MELLORS
- #17-Amended MOTION to Continue Status Conference, Amended MOTION to Exclude Time by USA as to WILLIAM HENDRY MELLORS
- #18-ORDER granting 17 Motion to Continue Status hearing and Exclude time as to WILLIAM HENDRY MELLORS
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