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  • Charged

Thomas BallardLast Updated: January 4, 2022

Location

Fort Worth, Texas

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Preliminary hearing on Aug 13, 2021

Executive Summary

As depicted in public video and body-worn camera (BWC) footage, at approximately 4:47 p.m., Ballard threw a tabletop at the police officers. A few minutes later, he used a baton to assault officers.  

Litigation Details

DOJ Case Number:

1:21-mj-529

Charges

Assaulting, Resisting or Impeding Certain Officers Using a Dangerous Weapon Civil Disorder Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds with a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon Disorderly Conduct in Capitol Building Act of Physical Violence in the Capitol Grounds or Buildings Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Building

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Fort Worth, Texas | August 10, 2021
  • Preliminary Hearing

    August 13, 2021 "Detention hearing scheduled for 8/13 at 10 am."

Press Coverage

  • Texas Man Arrested for Assault on Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on August 11, 2021 Read at US DOJ

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