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James Herman Uptmore

According to Chance Uptmore, James Uptmore’s son, James advised against going inside the Capitol.  Chance did not listen, and James followed.  There is no violence accounted for either of these two men on January 6.

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  • First Name(s): James Herman
  • Last Name(s): Uptmore
  • AKA: Sonny
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-149
  • Arrest Location: San Antonio, TX
  • Judge: Robin M. Meriweather
  • Entry Last Updated: 01/08/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 04/28/2022
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (1) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (2) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (3) Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building (4)

Case Status

Arrested 1/26/21. Uptmore was released on personal recognizance. Charged via criminal information on 2/24/21 and arraigned on 3/2/21 where he plead not guilty to counts 1-4. Uptmore plead guilty to count 4 on 6/6/22. On 11/2/22, he was sentenced to 3 years of probation and was ordered to pay a $10 special assessment and $500 in restitution.

USA Attorney

Angela Buckner
Angela N. Buckner Assistant United States Attorney D.C. Bar No. 1022880 555 4th Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20530 (202) 252-2656 [email protected]

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