Robert Wayne Dennis

Dennis allegedly grabbed an officer’s baton and took him to the ground outside the Capitol. It’s possible he may have been acting in self-defense.

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

  • First Name(s): Robert
  • Last Name(s): Dennis
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-679
  • Arrest Location: Garland, TX
  • Judge: James Boasberg
  • Entry Last Updated: 12/04/2022
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 11/24/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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CIVIL DISORDER; Civil Disorder (1) ASSAULTING/RESISTING/IMPEDING OFFICERS/EMPLOYEES; Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers (2-4) TEMPORARY RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT; Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) TEMPORARY RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (6) TEMPORARY RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT; Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds (7) VIOLENT ENTRY AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT ON CAPITOL GROUNDS; Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (8) VIOLENT ENTRY AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT ON CAPITOL GROUNDS; Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings (9)

Case Status

Dennis was arrested on 10/20/21. Released on personal recognizance on 10/28/21. He entered a plea of not guilty as to all counts on 11/29/21. There is a bench trial scheduled for 1/9/23 in Courtroom 25A.

USA Attorney

Stephan Rancourt
Stephan Rancourt USAO-DC Assistant US Attorney 806 472 7398 [email protected]

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