James Russell Davis biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from King George, Virginia

James Russell Davis Jr. (©US Department of Justice)
James Russell Davis Jr. (©US Department of Justice)

James Russell Davis Jr. is a white man from Virginia, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in King George, Virginia. (a) (b) (c) (d)
  2. Aside from King George, he has lived in other parts of Virginia including Woodbridge. (c) (d)
  3. He has lived in different parts of Illinois, USA including Quincy, Meredosia and Macomb. (c) (d)
  4. He previously lived in Copperas Cove, Texas, USA. (c) (d)
  5. He previously lived in San Diego, California, USA. (d)
  6. He is a self-proclaimed member of the Proud Boys and a gun rights activist. (a) (b) (e)
  7. From October 18, 1994 to June 28, 1996, he was in the U.S. Marine Corps with a primary specialty of 5811, Military Policeman for one year. (b)
  8. On January 8, 2020, he demonstrated outside the Virginia State Capitol building as the General Assembly prepares to convene in Richmond, Virginia. (e)
  9. Wearing a black and red U.S. Marine Corps ball cap, sunglasses, a black sweatshirt, a black CamelBak style backpack, black gloves, blue jeans and white shoes, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA on January 6, 2021. That day, Donald Trump supporters breached the building while a joint session of Congress was certifying the vote of the Electoral College and affirming Joe Biden‘s victory in the 2020 presidential election. (a) (b)
  10. A Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui on July 22, 2021. (b)
  11. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with assaulting, resisting or impeding certain officers; disorderly and disruptive conduct and engaging in physical violence in a restricted building or grounds; act of physical violence in the U.S. Capitol grounds or buildings and obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder. (a) (b)
  12. On July 28, 2021, he was arrested. He made his initial court appearance in the District of Columbia. (a)
  13. He was 45 years old when he was arrested on July 28, 2021. (a)


(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)


If you have information about someone who participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, call 1-800-CALL-FBI. You may also submit relevant photos and videos to the FBI.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.