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World Eric Gavelek Munchel, Pro-Trump Capitol Riot Zip-Tie Suspect, Arrested After Viral Photos

03:26  11 january  2021
03:26  11 january  2021 Source:   newsweek.com

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Capitol Insurrection Zip Tie Guy Arrested by Feds ID'd as Nashville Bartender. The FBI arrested 30-year-old Eric Munchel Sunday in Nashville -- this after confirming his identity on social media and elsewhere as the man who infiltrated the Senate chamber with a handful of plastic zip ties , wearing

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A supporter of President Donald Trump has been arrested after federal authorities identified him as the man who stormed the U.S. Capitol with rioters while carrying a handful of zip-ties in viral photos circulating online.

a group of people sitting in a chair: Protesters enter the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. © Win McNamee/Getty Protesters enter the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC.

Eric Gavelek Munchel, 30, of Tennessee, was arrested in his state on Sunday and 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," the Department of Justice (DOJ) said in a statement.

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The Antifa members disguised themselves with pro - Trump clothing to join in the D.C. rioting said the sources, who spotted the infiltrators while monitoring video coverage from the Capitol .

Eric Gavelek Munchel was arrested in Tennessee, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for “ Photos depicting his presence show a person who appears to be Munchel carrying plastic restraints, an item in a The second man, Larry Rendell Brock, was arrested in Texas. Both face charges of knowingly entering a

Authorities allege that Munchel was inside the U.S. Capitol on January 6. "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," the DOJ said.

Getty images of the suspect have circulated social media in the aftermath of Wednesday's attack, prompting concern that the rioters may have planned to take lawmakers hostage. Authorities have not yet released any information on where the suspect obtained the zip-ties or what he had planned to do with them.

Prior to his arrest, citizens used online materials to identify Munchel as the zip-tie carrying rioter, with some sharing screenshots of his Facebook page to social media. The Facebook page has since been deleted.

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Holding five pairs of zip - tie handcuffs, a man in head-to-toe paramilitary gear coursed through the upper level Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick who died after pro - Trump riot was veteran. This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Capitol riot live updates: Man photographed carrying

Federal agents arrested two more Capitol Hill rioters whose images had gone viral while a top Democratic lawmaker called on mobile carriers to preserve social media content related to the carnage. The U.S. Department of Justice said Jacob Anthony Chansley, who featured prominently on social

Other users found images showing the suspect marching at protests in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, and also at similar pro-Trump protests in Nashville.

According to NewsChannel 5, Munchel was booked into Nashville jail at 2:50 p.m. local time.

Larry Rendell Brock, of Texas, was also arrested on Sunday in connection with the Wednesday pro-Trump attack on the Congress building. Brock was allegedly identified as one of the individuals that stormed the building as Congress convened to certify President-elect Joe Biden's win in the 2020 election.

Brock "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," according to authorities.

The two cases will be prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia and the DOJ National Security Division's Counterterrorism Section. They will be assisted by the U.S. Attorney General's Offices for the Northern District of Texas and for the Middle District of Tennessee.

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A horn-wearing Donald Trump supporter whose photo during the US Capitol riots went viral has been arrested and charged. Police also arrested another man who achieved notoriety around the world after he was photographed carrying the US House Speaker's podium in the Capitol riots .

Capitol riot suspects who allegedly brought zip ties , wore tactical gear arrested . The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia announced Sunday evening that Eric Gavelek Munchel was arrested in Tennessee for his alleged role in the incident.

Newsweek reached out to the White House for comment. This story will be updated with any response.

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