Capitol rioters with plastic restraints identified and arrested
The US Department of Justice has announced the capture of two Capitol invaders seen with plastic restraints.
According to the results of the investigation, one of the invaders was identified by the ex-wife.
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.
Larry Rendall Brock, a charged U.S. Capitol rioter seen with flexi-cuffs, was ID-ed by ex-wife.— Adam Klasfeld (@KlasfeldReports) January 11, 2021
"I just know that when I saw this was happening I was afraid he would be there. [...] It is such a good picture of him and I recognize his patch," she told FBI, per court doc w/ pics pic.twitter.com/EkMXJag6Iv
The second participant in the riots was identified as Eric Gavelek Munchel, of Tennessee. Munchel faces the same accusations as Brock. Details of the arrest are not disclosed, it is only known that he was arrested at his place of residence.
BREAKING: He's being named by others now, so I can confirm results of the investigation: Eric Munchel from Nashville TN is #ZipTieGuy— John Scott-Railton (@jsrailton) January 9, 2021
His social media has now been locked down, but many of his posts are disturbing and include glorified violence. pic.twitter.com/xachNOyPLf