5 members of a household had been arrested on Tuesday for allegedly breaching the Capitol constructing via a damaged window on Jan. 6 when the joint session of Congress was certifying the presidential election outcomes.
Joshua Munn, 24, was arrested in Melrose, Wisconsin. He was launched after an preliminary federal courtroom look in Madison, Wisconsin.
His father, Tom Munn, 54, his mom, Daybreak Munn, 55, and his sisters Kristi Munn, 29, and Kayli Munn, 18, had been arrested in Borger, Texas. All had been booked into the Randall County Jail pending their preliminary courtroom appearances Wednesday, and jail information present no attorneys for them, Houston Chronicle reported.
On Jan. 9, the FBI obtained info from a tipster, a relative of Kristi Munn’s fiancé, that Kristi Munn entered the Capitol on Jan. 6. The FBI then investigated the case.
Within the legal criticism (pdf), the FBI claimed the 5 members of the Munn household “had been unlawfully contained in the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.”
The criticism confirmed pictures and remarks the relations posted on Fb and Snapchat, together with screenshots from the safety footage. Some remarks had been personal messages obtained via federal search warrants.
For instance, the criticism exhibits a Fb dialog Daybreak Munn made with Kelsi Munn on Jan. 6. Daybreak Munn wrote, “We stormed in….went out and in [a] damaged window!!” Kelsi Munn replied, “Who broke a window????? … That’s approach cool tho.” Daybreak Munn replied, “They barricaded the door so that they took out [the] window…climbed in!!!”
The criticism additionally exhibits excerpts from Tom Munn’s Fb posts on Jan. 6: “Made it again to the lodge about an hour in the past … Have a lot of pics and video to observe … I have to let you know all that the media is LYING TO YOU…the DC police opened up on a small group climbing the scaffolding, with gasoline grenades … The one harm to the capital constructing was a number of home windows and units of doorways. Nothing contained in the capital was broken. … I can let you know, patriots NEVER made it to the chamber. There was no violence within the capital [sic] constructing, the gang was NOT uncontrolled…they had been ANGRY!!! … They’re now calling this and [sic] revolt…?”
Final week, the Division of Justice announced that over 535 folks had been arrested in almost all 50 states. Roughly ten people have pleaded responsible to quite a lot of federal prices, from misdemeanors to felony obstruction.
“The Division of Justice’s resolve to carry accountable those that dedicated crimes on January sixth has not, and won’t, wane,” the assertion learn.
The Division of Justice has committed to paying more than $6 million to a multinational agency to create a database to host information in opposition to accused individuals of the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol.