← James Herman UptmoreJames Varnell Cusick Jr. →

James Russell Davis

Davis is outside the Capitol carrying a large pole or stick. He allegedly wielded this at police.

After pushing an officer, he supposedly said: “I fought for this country, what the **** are you doing? I’m military police.”

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


Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers (1) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct and Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds (2) Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (3) Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder. (4)

Case Status

Davis was arrested on 1/28/21. He appeared in court the same afternoon. During an arraignment on 10/15, he plead not guilty to all counts. He plead not guilty to all counts a 2nd time on 9/27/22. He waived his right to trial by jury on 11/9/22. Russell plead guilty to count 1 on 6/15/23. His sentencing was rescheduled to 10/31 at 10 am in Courtroom 11.

USA Attorney

Mitra Jafray-Hariri
Mitra Jafray-Hariri USDOJ-USAO 211 W Fort Street, #2001, Detroit, MI 48226 313 226 [email protected] ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: US Assistant Attorney

James Russell Davis's Mailing Address


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.

Case Documents

In the news

  • Coming soon


Did we get something wrong? Do we need to add some additional information? Do you want to suggest a relevant news article? If so, we invite you to contact us to provide that helpful information. Thank you!

← James Herman UptmoreJames Varnell Cusick Jr. →