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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: 07/24/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 11/24/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Civil Disorder (1) Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers (2-4) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds (5) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds (6) Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds (7) Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building (8) 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. Bench Trial held on 1/13/23, the Court reached a verdict of guilty as to Counts 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 and 9. The Court reached a verdict of not guilty as to Counts 6 and 8. Sentencing held on 4/13/2023, sentenced to 36 months incarceration on Counts 1,2, and 4, 12 months on Counts 5 and 7, and 6 months on Count 9, all to run concurrent. He is further ordered to serve a term of Supervised Release for a period of 24 months.

USA Attorney

Jason M. Manning
NY Bar No. 4578068 Trial Attorney, Detailee 1400 New York Ave NW, 11th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 Phone: (202) 514-6256 Email: [email protected]

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