2 men charged in complaints related to Capitol violence appear in Macon

Scene at US Capitol the day after supporters of Trump stormed the congressional building. Photo courtesy of MGN.
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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Two men have been charged in criminal complaints connected with the Capitol violence on January 6. This is according to a news release from the Middle District of Georgia U.S. Attorney’s Office.

The news release states that the complaints were filed in Washington DC alleging unlawful conduct.  Complaint names the two defendants as: 

  • William McCall Calhoun, 57, of Americus
  • Michael Shane Daughtry, 58, of Pelham

William McCall Calhoun

Calhoun made his first appearance in Macon federal court on Friday, January 15. Authorities charged Calhoun with:

  • entering a restricted building or grounds
  • violent entry or disorderly conduct
  • tampering with a witness, victim, or informant

Calhoun remains in custody. 

Michael Shane Daughtry

Daughtry self-reported in Macon and also had his preliminary and detention hearing in Macon federal court on Friday. Authorities charged Daughtry with: 

  • a misdemeanor
  • entering a restricted building or grounds

Authorities released Daughtry on a bond with conditions, including internet restrictions and his firearms currently held by the U.S. Marshals.