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  • Charged

  • Subpoenaed

Stewart RhodesLast Updated: July 18, 2022

Full Name

Elmer Rhodes

Location

Granbury, Texas

Insurrection Related Information

  • Organized for 1/6
  • Present at Capitol on 1/6
  • Subpoenaed by 1/6 Commission

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Granbury, Texas
  • Charged on Jun 22, 2022

Occupation(s)

  • Oath Keepers

Executive Summary

Oath Keepers founder Steward Rhodes has been charged with seditious conspiracy in January 6 Capitol riot.

Occupation(s)

Oath Keepers

Litigation Details

DOJ Case Number:

10:22-cr-15

Charges

  • Seditious Conspiracy;
  • Conspiracy to Obstruct an Official Proceeding;
  • Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting;
  • Conspiracy to Prevent an Officer from Discharging Any Duties;
  • Tampering with Documents or Proceedings and Aiding and Abetting.

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Granbury, Texas | January 13, 2022
  • Charged

    June 22, 2022 "Superseding indictment returned on 6/22/22."

Affiliated Organizations

    • Extremist / Right-Wing Group

    Oath Keepers

    23 individual(s)

Press Coverage

  • Member of Oath Keepers Indicted for Conspiracy and Other Offenses Related to U.S. Capitol Breach

    Published on June 24, 2022 Read at US DOJ
  • Far-right Oath Keepers exchanged messages about GOP Rep. Ronny Jackson during Jan. 6 riot

    Published on April 19, 2022 Read at CBS News
  • Oath Keepers and Proud Boys were in touch before US Capitol attack, texts reveal

    Published on April 19, 2022 Read at The Guardian
  • Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio jailed pending trial in Jan. 6 Capitol attack

    Published on March 15, 2022 Read at Washington Post
  • Document in Jan. 6 Case Shows Plan to Storm Government Buildings

    Published on March 14, 2022 Read at New York Times
  • Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes charged with seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

    Published on January 14, 2022 Read at Washington Post
  • Leader of Oath Keepers and 10 Other Individuals Indicted in Federal Court for Seditious Conspiracy and Other Offenses Related to U.S. Capitol Breach

    Published on January 14, 2022 Read at US Department of Justice
  • Far-right Oath Keepers first to be charged with seditious conspiracy in Capitol attack

    Published on January 13, 2022 Read at Reuters

Affiliated People (11)

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    • Charged

    Kelly Meggs

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Middle District, Florida
    • Charged on June 22, 2022
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    • Charged

    Kenneth Harrelson

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Titusville, Florida
    • Trial on January 31, 2022
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    • Charged

    Jessica Watkins

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Dayton, Ohio
    • Charged on June 22, 2022
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    • Charged

    Joshua James

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Arab, Alabama
    • Pleaded on March 2, 2022
    Occupation
    • Leader of Oath Keepers Alabama Chapter
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    • Charged

    Roberto Minuta

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Southern District, New York
    • Charged on June 22, 2022
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    • Charged

    Joseph Hackett

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Sarasota, Florida
    • Charged on January 12, 2022
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    • Charged

    David Moerschel

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Fort Myers, Florida
    • Charged on June 22, 2022
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    • Charged

    Brian Ulrich

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Guyton, Georgia
    • Pleaded on April 29, 2022
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    • Charged

    Thomas Caldwell

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Charlottesville, Virginia
    • Charged on June 22, 2022
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    • Charged

    Edward Vallejo

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Phoenix, Arizona
    • Charged on June 22, 2022
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    • Charged

    William Wilson

    Litigation Status
    • Charged on May 4, 2022
    Occupation
    • County Leader for Oath Keepers

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