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Two men charged in connection with events at U.S. Capitol


This news story was published on January 11, 2021.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two men were charged today in federal court in the District of Columbia in connection with the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.

Larry Rendell Brock, of Texas, was charged with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Brock was arrested today in Texas.

It is alleged that Brock was identified as one of the individuals who unlawfully entered the U.S. Capitol wearing a green helmet, green tactical vest with patches, black and camo jacket, and beige pants holding a white flex cuff, which is used by law enforcement to restrain and/or detain subjects.

Eric Gavelek Munchel, of Tennessee, was charged with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Munchel was arrested today in Tennessee.

It is alleged that Munchel was inside of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Photos depicting his presence show a person who appears to be Munchel carrying plastic restraints, an item in a holster on his right hip, and a cell phone mounted on his chest with the camera facing outward, ostensibly to record events that day.

These cases are being prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Counterterrorism Section of the DOJ’s National Security Division, with assistance from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee. The cases are being investigated by the FBI’s Washington Field Office, the FBI’s Dallas Field Office, the FBI’s Memphis Field Office and the United States Capitol Police.

The information contained in the charging documents are merely allegations. The defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

The ATF and FBI continue to urge the public to report suspected use of explosive devices, or violent, destructive acts associated with the recent unrest. Anyone with information can call 1-888-ATF-TIPS (1-888-283-8477), email ATFTips@atf.gov or submit information anonymously via ReportIt.com.

The FBI is looking for individuals who may have incited or promoted violence of any kind. Anyone with digital material or tips can call 1-800-CALL-FBI (800-225-5324) or submit images or videos at fbi.gov/USCapitol.

Eric Gavelek Munchel

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7 Responses to Two men charged in connection with events at U.S. Capitol

  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 14, 2021 at 5:03 am

    Before the riots of this past summer, I knew nothing about Fentanyl, so I can thank the late, not-so-great George Floyd for that.

  2. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 12, 2021 at 7:23 am

    Why no charges from the peaceful riots, looting and burning that happened this summer?

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      January 12, 2021 at 7:07 pm

      Because the protests this past summer were about equality rather than overthrowing the govt.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        January 12, 2021 at 9:56 pm

        Don’t forget all the deaths, rapes, beatings, attempted, bombings of federal buildings.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        January 12, 2021 at 10:10 pm

        The riots this summer had NOTHING to do with equality.

        The summer riots were about overthrowing the government. That’s a basic tenet of DOMESTIC TERRORISTS which the summer RIOTERS were/are.

        The cause behind the perceived cause, had to do with the racial division that Obama pushed to try and keep the Communists, I mean Democrats in power.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      January 14, 2021 at 7:02 am

      There were plenty of arrests this summer. Look it up.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        January 14, 2021 at 7:51 am

        And Headboard Harris, your soon to be Vice President, set up bail funds for them and urged that they not be charged, most weren’t.

        Democrats/communists didn’t want to alienate their voter base after encouraging them to riot and loot to show their victimhood.