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  • Convicted

Matthew BledsoeLast Updated: November 1, 2022

Location

Memphis, Tennessee

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sentenced on Oct 21, 2022

Litigation Details

DOJ Case Number:

1:21-cr-204

Charges

  • Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting;
  • Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds;
  • Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds;
  • Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building;
  • Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Memphis, Tennessee | January 15, 2021
  • Arraigned

    March 12, 2021 "Arraigned 3/12/21 where he pleaded not guilty to all counts."
  • Initial Appearance

    January 15, 2021 "Initial appearance 1/15/21."
  • Charged

    March 10, 2021 "Indicted 3/10/21."
  • Status Conference

    September 24, 2021 "Status conference set for 9/24/21 at 10:15 am."
  • Status Conference

    July 16, 2021 "Status hearing held on 7/16/21. Defendant remains on personal recognizance."
  • Trial

    July 21, 2022 "Found guilty by jury on 7/21/22 of the felony offense of obstruction of an official proceeding, and four misdemeanor offenses, including entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds; disorderly and disruptive conduct in a Capitol Building; disorderly conduct in a Capitol Building, and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol Building."
  • Sentenced

    October 21, 2022 "Sentenced 10/21/22 to 48 months in prison, three years of supervised release, $2,000 fine, $2,000 restitution."

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 48 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $4000

Press Coverage

  • Memphis Area Man Sentenced to 48 Months in Prison on Charges Related to Capitol Breach

    Published on October 21, 2022 Read at US DOJ
  • Memphis Area Man Found Guilty by Jury of Charges Related to Capitol Breach

    Published on July 21, 2022 Read at US DOJ

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Affiliated People (3)

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    • Convicted

    Eric Torrens

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Gallatin, Tennessee
    • Sentenced on October 29, 2021
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    • Convicted

    Blake Reed

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Nashville, Tennessee
    • Sentenced on April 14, 2022
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    • Convicted

    Jack Griffith

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Nashville, Tennessee
    • Sentenced on October 28, 2021

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