Robert Scott Palmer

Palmer is pictured spraying a fire extinguisher and throwing it at US Capitol Police.  According to his Indictment, he also threw a stick like object.

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 Using a Dangerous Weapon Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority

Case Status

Arrested 3/17; initial appearance held 3/23/21. Indicted 4/28/21 and arraignment held 5/5 where Palmer pleaded not guilty to all counts. Next status conference set for 10/4/21 at 11:15 a.m. Defendant remains on personal recognizance bond.

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