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  • Convicted

James MelsLast Updated: December 1, 2022

Location

Shelby Township, Michigan

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Roseville, Michigan
  • Sentenced on Oct 28, 2022

Litigation Details

DOJ Case Number:

1:21-cr-184

Charges

  • Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building;
  • Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building;
  • Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building;
  • Parading; Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Roseville, Michigan | February 11, 2021
  • Arraigned

    March 5, 2021 "Arraigned and pleaded not guilty 3/5."
  • Charged

    March 3, 2021 "Information issued 3/3."
  • Status Conference

    September 24, 2021 "Status hearing scheduled for 9/24 at 9:15 am"
  • Charged

    July 1, 2022 "Amended information filed 7/1/22."
  • Pleaded

    July 22, 2022 "Pleaded guilty 7/22/22."
  • Sentenced

    October 28, 2022 "Sentenced 10/28/22 to 36 months of probation, including 90 days of home detention, 60 hours of community service, $500 in restitution."

Sentencing Details

  • Parole/Supervised Release: 36 month(s)
  • Community Service: 60 hour(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $500

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