David MehaffieLast Updated: January 4, 2022
Insurrection Related Information
- Present at Capitol on 1/6
- Arrested in Kettering, Ohio
- Status conference on Sep 20, 2021
Mehaffie can be seen walking up the exterior terrace stairs and into the tunnel as part of the first group of individuals to attempt to breach the Capitol through that entrance. As depicted in BWC footage, Mehaffie is seen at approximately 2:42 p.m. standing outside the first set of double doors repeatedly using his fist to pound on the unbroken glass. Moments later, another rioter used a makeshift weapon to break the glass window out of the door that Mehaffie was pounding.
Mehaffie was the first to walk through the first set of doors and open a second set of doors where U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) and Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officers had formed a human barricade to protect the entrance from being breached. As Mehaffie held the door open, other rioters began attacking the USCP and MPD officers with their hands and makeshift weapons, including flag poles.
DOJ Case Number:
ChargesAssaulting, Resisting or Impeding Certain Officers and Aiding and Abetting Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting Civil Disorder Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings
Timeline of Litigation
ArrestedKettering, Ohio | August 12, 2021
ArraignedAugust 17, 2021 "Arraigned 8/17/21 where her pleaded not guilty to all counts. Defendant placed on personal recognizance."
Status ConferenceSeptember 20, 2021 "Status conference set for 9/20/2021 at 2:00 pm.."
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