Joshua James, charged in the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, has reached a plea deal with prosecutors

WASHINGTON, DC (WHNT) – A Marshall County man charged in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the United States Capitol is scheduled to appear in federal court Wednesday afternoon for a plea deal hearing. , according to Federal Court records.

Joshua James, from Arab, was charged with a variety of charges, ranging from seditious conspiracy to assault and resisting officers.

James had previously pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The court’s new notice for the plea hearing does not state what charges a plea deal would include.

James, a US Army veteran, has been linked to the Oath Keepers group.

Prosecutors argued that James was part of an organized effort before and during the attack on the Capitol. Prosecutors allege the group James was involved with discussed the bringing in and stockpiling of weapons and coordinated movements on January 6.

James’ case is to be tried before U.S. District Judge Amit P. Mehta in federal court for the District of Columbia.


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