Cleveland Grover Meredith Jr. is one of the Capitol rioters. He has been charged with threatening Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Meredith had an assault rifle and reportedly threatened to kill Pelosi.
Cleveland Grover Meredith Jr. Arrested, Reportedly Threatened To Kill Pelosi
Cleveland Grover Meredith Jr. Arrested, Allegedly Threatened Pelosi. “A man who had an assault rifle was charged with threatening Nancy Pelosi, the House speaker, after he traveled to Washington for the pro-Trump rally on Wednesday and sent a text message saying he would put “a bullet in her noggin on Live TV,” the federal authorities said.” [NY Times]
Meredith Allegedly Threatened To Run Over Pelosi. “He also allegedly texted about running over Pelosi, using purple devil emojis and several slurs for women in his texts.” [NY Post]
Meredith Stayed At DC Holiday Inn, Brought Weapons. “Meredith had been staying at a Holiday Inn in southwest Washington this week and he let the FBI search his hotel room, phone, truck and its trailer Wednesday evening, the allegations said. Inside the trailer, agents found three guns — a Glock 19, a 9 mm pistol and an assault rifle — and ‘approximately hundreds of rounds of ammunition.'” [WAAY]
Meredith Is One Of Thirteen Charged By Department of Justice. “Thirteen individuals have been charged so far in federal court in the District of Columbia related to crimes committed at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C, on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. In addition to those who have been charged, additional complaints have been submitted and investigations are ongoing. “The lawless destruction of the U.S. Capitol building was an attack against one of our Nation’s greatest institutions,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin.” [DOJ]
Meredith Put Up A QAnon Billboard In 2018. “In 2018, Meredith attracted attention in metro Atlanta for erecting a billboard on Cobb Parkway in Acworth espousing QAnon, a baseless and debunked conspiracy theory that holds Democrats and Hollywood elites are part of a secret cabal that snatches children to sexually exploit and kill for a supposed youth-regenerating chemical.” [AJC]