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Jamie ButeauLast Updated: February 9, 2024


Ocala, Florida

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Ocala, Florida
  • Sentenced on Jan 1, 2024

Executive Summary

Buteau entered the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 around 2:25 p.m. through a broken door in the Senate wing of the building and stood near an elevator lobby between the Crypt and the Capitol Visitor Center (CVC).

As depicted in U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) closed-circuit television video footage and video obtained from social media, Jamie Buteau threw a chair at two USCP officers around 2:30 p.m. From around 2:32 to 2:39 p.m., Jamie was in the orientation lobby where he was captured on video dragging another chair across the ground. The couple exited the Capitol around 2:46 p.m. through the south door.

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder
  • Assaulting, Resisting or Impeding Certain Officers or Employees
  • Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds
  • Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds
  • Engaging in physical Violence in Restricted Building or on Restricted Grounds
  • Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building
  • Parading, Demonstrating or Picketing in a Capitol Building
  • Engaging in Physical Violence on Capitol Grounds

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Ocala, Florida | June 23, 2021
  • Initial Appearance

    July 1, 2021 "Initial appearance 7/1/21. Defendant placed on personal recognizance."
  • Status Conference

    September 7, 2021 "Status hearing set for 9/7/21 at 1 pm."
  • Sentenced

    January 1, 2024 "Sentenced to 22 months’ incarceration 24 months’ supervised release $2,000 restitution"

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 22 month(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 24 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $2,000

Press Coverage

  • Florida Couple Pleads Guilty to Charges Related to Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on July 24, 2023 Read at US DOJ
  • Florida Couple Arrested for Crimes Related to Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on June 25, 2021 Read at US DOJ

Affiliated People (1)

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    • Convicted

    Jennifer Buteau

    Litigation Status
    • Arrested in Ocala, Florida
    • Sentenced on January 1, 2024

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