James Bonet

Bonet posted the above photo of himself smoking inside the Capitol.

He chanted with the crowd as he walked throughout the building. There is no evidence he engaged in violence.

Please keep in mind that in the United States, every citizen charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

  • First Name(s): James
  • Last Name(s): Bonet
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-121
  • Arrest Location: Albany, NY
  • Judge: Emmet Sullivan
  • Entry Last Updated: 04/27/2022
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 04/27/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Charges

TEMPORARY RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building (1) TAMPERING WITH A WITNESS, VICTIM OR INFORMANT; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting (1s) TEMPORARY RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building (2) TEMPORARY RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (2s) FEDERAL STATUTES, OTHER; Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (3) TEMPORARY RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (3s) FEDERAL STATUTES, OTHER; Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (4) VIOLENT ENTRY AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT ON CAPITOL GROUNDS; Entering and Remaining in Certain Rooms in the Capitol Building (4s) VIOLENT ENTRY AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT ON CAPITOL GROUNDS; Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (5s) VIOLENT ENTRY AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT ON CAPITOL GROUNDS; Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (6s)

Case Status

Bonet was arrested on 1/27/21 and appeared in court on 2/12. He plead not guilty to all counts on 2/24/22. On 10/7/21, he plead guilty to count 2. Sentencing held on 3/9/2022 as to count 2. Sentenced To Ninety (90) Days Incarceration Followed By One (1) Year Of Supervised Release With A Special Assessment Of $25.00 And Restitution In The Amount Of $500.00. The Defendant Will Self Surrender. The Court Orders That The Defendant Does Not Have To Self-Surrender Before June 1, 2022. All Remaining Count(s) Are Dismissed On Oral Motion Of The Government

USA Attorney

Alexis Jane Loeb
Alexis Jane Loeb US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CA 450 Golden Gate Ave, 11th Floor San Francisco, CA 94102 415 436 7168-FAX 415 436 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-DESIGNATION: US Assistant Attorney

USA Attorney

Christopher Berridge
Christopher Berridge US ATTORNEY's OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 555 Fourth St, NW- Washington, DC 20001 202 252 [email protected], TERMINATED 2/24/21-LEAD ATTORNEY Designation: US Assistant Attorney

Prison Name

NA-Released on personal recognizance.

Please note: Prisoner mail is reviewed by guards. Please keep messages of encouragement to a general and/or religious nature. For example, do not mention the events of Jan. 6th or other current events under criminal investigation.

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