Joshua Adam James is a white man from Alabama, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:
- He and his wife rented a home in Arab, Alabama. He previously lived in Daphne, Alabama and in Fuquay-Varina, Wake County, North Carolina, USA.
- He previously lived in Florida, USA particularly in Tavares and Sorrento, in California, USA particularly in Clovis and San Jose.
- He previously worked as a chief financial officer at Allied Transportation, Inc.
- He is the regional leader in charge of the Alabama chapter of the Oath Keepers.
- He is a U.S. Army combat veteran. He is a recipient of the Purple Heart, a U.S. military decoration awarded in the name of the president to those wounded or killed while serving on or after April 5, 1917.
- He owns a cleaning company called America Pro Hydro Services. He started serving as its chief executive officer in July 2018.
- From November 2020 through January 2021, he conspired with other members and affiliates of the Oath Keepers to use force to prevent, hinder and delay the execution of U.S. laws governing the transfer of presidential power.
- On January 4, 2021, he and others traveled to the metropolitan area of Washington, D.C., USA. He brought a semi-automatic handgun and stored multiple firearms at a hotel in Virginia, USA.
- On January 6, 2021, he provided security for Roger Stone before going to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. wearing an Oath Keepers baseball cap, military-style attire and gear and a black long-sleeve top with an Oath Keepers patch on the sleeve. 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. Inside the building, he assaulted a Metropolitan Police Department officer. Later that day, he traveled to Texas, USA where he helped Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes III and other co-conspirators collect firearms, ammunition and firearms equipment worth thousands of dollars.
- On March 9, 2021, he was arrested on his way to work. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with obstruction of an official proceeding and aiding and abetting and being in a restricted building or grounds.
- On March 11, 2021, he was denied bond in federal court.
- On January 12, 2022, he and 10 other defendants were indicted in Washington, D.C. on several charges including seditious conspiracy.
- He was 34 years old when he pleaded guilty on March 2, 2022 to seditious conspiracy and obstruction of an official proceeding.
(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)