James Grant

Grant and Ryan Samsel allegedly lifted police barricades outside the Capitol. Meanwhile, someone jumped over them and the crowd proceeded to run through the area. Grant allegedly stopped an officer who grabbed a protester’s shoulders as he crossed the police line.

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

Charges

Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon or Inflicting Bodily Injury (1) Civil Disorder (2) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding (3) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (4) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) Entering and Remaining in Certain Rooms in the Capitol Building (6) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (7) Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (8) Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings and Aiding and Abetting (9) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding (10) Entering and Remaining in Certain Rooms in the Capitol Building (13) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (14)

Case Status

Grant was arrested on 10/14/21 and appeared in court on 10/20/21. He was released w/ conditions on 10/21/21. On 12/15/21 case #21-mj-00618 was closed and merged with #21-cr-00537. Another arrest warrant for Tate was returned executed on 1/2/22. He entered a plea of not guilty as to all counts on 1/18/2022. Grant remains incarcerated. Jury selection for his trial begins on 2/21/23 at 9 am.

USA Attorney

Christopher Amore
Christopher Amore DOJ-USAO District of New Jersey 970 Broad Street Ste 700 Newark, NJ 07102 973-645-2757 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

USA Attorney

James I. Pearce
Criminal Division, Appellate Section 950 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20530 Phone-(202) 532-4911 Email- [email protected]

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