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Lonnie Coffman, 70, Alabama. Drove to DC packed with a loaded M4 assault rifle, 3 handguns, and 11 Mason jars filled with homemade napalm.

He was charged with having Molotov cocktails in the bed of his truck.…
Cleveland Meredith Jr., (GA). The FBI found a compact X95 assault rifle, a 9mm handgun & ~100 rounds of ammunition. Agents also seized THC edibles & a vial of injectable testosterone. He’s charged w/ transmitting a threat, as well as felony counts for possession of firearms/ammo
Meredith was bragging to friends that he was “Headed to DC with a (s—-) ton of 5.56 armor-piercing ammo,” and “Thinking about heading over to Pelosi (C——’s) speech and putting a bullet in her noggin on Live TV...I’m gonna run that (C—-) Pelosi over while she chews on her gums...”
Michael Thomas Curzio (FL)was arrested on riot charges. He was released from a Florida prison in 2019 after serving an eight-year sentence for attempted murder. Court records from Florida show that he shot the boyfriend of his former girlfriend in a fight at her home.
Doug Jensen, 41, was arrested by the FBI on Friday in Des Moines, Iowa. A photographer captured images of him confronting Police officers outside of the Senate chamber on Wednesday.
Jensen was wearing a black T-shirt emblazoned with a large Q and the phrase “Trust The Plan.”
Jensen believed that the person posting as “Q” was either Trump or someone very close to the president. Jensen’s employer, Forrest & Associate Masonry in Des Moines, announced Friday that he had been fired.
Tara Coleman is a 40-year-old mother from Lancaster, PA. She was arrested for a curfew violation & for unlawful entry. On her FB page, Coleman re-posted articles supporting the QAnon beliefs about a “deep state” conspiracy to target children.
Capt. Emily Rainey (NC), 30 years old, is a psychological operations officer in the Army. She led 100 members of Moore County Citizens for Freedom to D.C. to “stand against election fraud” & support Trump. She insisted she acted within Army regulations.
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Larry Rendall Brock Jr. of Texas was charged in federal court on Sunday after he was identified in photos showing him standing in the well of the Senate, wearing a military-style helmet and body armor while holding a pair of zip-tie handcuffs.
Nicholas R. Ochs, 34, was arrested after returning home to HI, where he is the founder of the local Proud Boys chapter. Ochs posted a photo of himself on Twitter inside the Capitol, grinning broadly and smoking a cigarette.
Jay Robert Thaxton, 46, was arrested for curfew violations. Thaxton is from NC and is linked to the Proud Boys.
William Arthur Leary owns a manufactured housing business in Utica, New York. Leary said he doesn’t trust information reported by the mainstream media and that one of his main sources of information was Infowars, the far-right conspiracy site run by Alex Jones.
Kristina Malimon, 28, and her mother were charged with curfew violation and unlawful entry. According to a video posted on her IG, Malimon says she was born in Moldova, where her family had faced persecution under the Soviet-era regime for their Christian beliefs.
Malimon (OR), is vice chairwoman of the Young Republicans of Oregon and an “ambassador” for the pro-Trump group Turning Point USA. Her social media feeds are full of photos posing with Donald Trump Jr. and Roger Stone.
Malimon was the primary organizer of a Trump boat parade where big waves sank a smaller boat and also served as a poll watcher in GA and spoke at an event organized by the Trump campaign in December, claiming to have seen hacked voting machines and tabulation computers in GA.
Brad Rukstales, a GOP donor and CEO of Cogensia, a Chicago-based data analytics firm, was arrested after clashing with officers inside the Capitol. Campaign finance reports show Rukstales contributed more than $25,000 to Trump’s campaign. He was fired Friday.
Derrick Evans, a Republican recently sworn in as a delegate to the West Virginia House, resigned Saturday following his arrest on two charges related to the Capitol riot. He had streamed video of himself charging into the building with the mob.

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