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: 09/16/2021
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 10/12/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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TAMPERING WITH WITNESS, VICTIM, OR AN INFORMANT; Conspiracy to Obstruct Official Proceeding (1) TAMPERING WITH A WITNESS, VICTIM OR INFORMANT; Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting (2) CIVIL DISORDER; Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting (3) TEMPORARY RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT; Restricted Building or Grounds (4) TEMPORARY RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT; Restricted Building or Grounds (5) VIOLENT ENTRY AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT ON CAPITOL GROUNDS; Unlawful Possession of a Dangerous Weapon on Capitol Grounds or Buildings (6)

Case Status

Russell Taylor was arrested on 6/10/21. His next status conference takes place on 12/3.

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

Katherine Nielsen
Katherine Nielsen DOJ-CRM Fraud Section 1400 New York Ave., NW Washington, DC 20530 202-355-5736 Email: [email protected] ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

Prison Name

NA-Released on personal recognizance.

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