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  • Arrested

Thomas CaldwellLast Updated: June 27, 2022

Location

Charlottesville, Virginia

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Charged on Jun 22, 2022

Executive Summary

Conspiracy theory revolving around Virginia resident, Thomas Caldwell. It claims Caldwell, a member of the oath keepers and one time FBI section chief, was part of a false-flag operation.

Litigation Details

DOJ Case Number:

22-cr-15

Charges

  • Conspiracy;
  • Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting;
  • Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting;
  • Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds;
  • Tampering with Statements or Proceedings

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Charlottesville, Virginia | January 19, 2021
  • Arraigned

    February 11, 2021 "Arraigned 2/11/21 and pleaded not guilty to all counts."
  • Charged

    August 4, 2021 "Fifth superseding indictment issued 8/4."
  • Charged

    May 26, 2021 "Fourth superseding indictment issued 5/26/21."
  • Charged

    January 27, 2021 "Indicted 1/27."
  • Charged

    March 12, 2021 "Second superseding indictment issued 3/12/21."
  • Charged

    February 19, 2021 "Superseding indictment issued 2/19."
  • Charged

    March 31, 2021 "Third superseding indictment issued 3/31/21."
  • Trial

    January 31, 2022 "Jury trials set for 1/31/22 at 10 am and 4/4/22 at 10 am. Defendant remains on personal recognizance."
  • Status Conference

    August 10, 2021 "Status conference held 8/10."
  • Status Conference

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

    June 22, 2022 "New case, indictment, 1/12/22. Superseding indictment filed, 6/22/22."

Affiliated Organizations

    • Extremist / Right-Wing Group

    Oath Keepers

    24 individual(s)

Press Coverage

  • Far-right Oath Keepers first to be charged with seditious conspiracy in Capitol attack

    Published on January 13, 2022 Read at Reuters
  • Three Individuals Affiliated with the Oath Keepers Indicted in Federal Court for Conspiracy to Obstruct Congress on Jan. 6, 2021

    Published on January 27, 2021 Read at US DOJ

Affiliated People (10)

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    • Arrested

    • Subpoenaed

    Stewart Rhodes

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Granbury, Texas
    • Charged on June 22, 2022
    Occupation
    • Oath Keepers
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    • Arrested

    Kelly Meggs

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

    Kenneth Harrelson

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

    Jessica Watkins

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

    Joshua James

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

    Roberto Minuta

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

    Joseph Hackett

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

    David Moerschel

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

    Brian Ulrich

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

    Edward Vallejo

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

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