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Russell Taylor

Taylor and three other men from his area planned to attend the MAGA rally in support of President Trump. Taylor also spoke at a rally the day before on the steps of the Supreme Court.

He stated he did not go inside on January 6th, and remained outside because he had a weapon on his person.

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

  • First Name(s): Russell
  • Last Name(s): Taylor
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-392
  • Arrest Location: Orange, CA
  • Judge: Royce Lamberth
  • Entry Last Updated: 07/25/2023
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 10/12/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Conspiracy to Obstruct an Official Proceeding; (1) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting; (2) Obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder and aiding and abetting (3) Restricted Building or Grounds (4,5) Unlawful possession of a dangerous weapon on Capitol grounds of buildings (6)

Case Status

Russell Taylor was arrested on 6/10/21. He entered a not guilty plea on 6/28/21. He was ordered released (w/ location monitoring) on 8/12/21. He entered another not guilty plea as to all counts on 12/3/21. Taylor and his attorney failed to show at the last scheduled status conference on 12/2/22. It is required his attorney now prove in writing why he and his client are not in contempt of court by 12/12/22. On 4/19/23, Taylor entered a plea of guilty to Count 1 of the Superseding Indictment. Status Conference set for 8/31/2023 at 12:30 PM via zoom before Judge Royce C. Lamberth. Sentencing to be set at a later date.

USA Attorney

Risa Berkower
Risa Berkower UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 555 4th Street, NW Washington, DC 20530 (202) 252-6782 Fax: (202) 307-3961 Email: [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

USA Attorney

Thomas T. Ballantine
California Bar No. 208193 Prosecutor Detailee United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia 601 D Street NW Washington, DC 20579 phone- 202-532-3048 email- [email protected]

USA Attorney

Anthony W. Mariano
MA Bar No. 688559 Trial Attorney, Detailee United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia 601 D Street NW Washington, DC 20579 phone- (202) 476-0319 email- [email protected]

USA Attorney

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

Russell Taylor's Mailing Address

NA-Released on personal recognizance.

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.

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