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 Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct and Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder.

Case Status

Davis was arrested on 1/28/21. He appeared in court the same afternoon. During an arraignment on 10/15, he pleaded not guilty to all counts. On 03/09/2022, it was ordered that the status conference scheduled for Thursday, March 10, 2022, be rescheduled to May 10, 2022, at 11:00 a.m.

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

Prison Name


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