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2 more men charged in U.S. Capitol riots were seen carrying restraints in building

Trump Legacy Race
Posted at 2:42 PM, Jan 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-10 18:12:20-05

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two more men were charged in federal court Sunday in connection with the pro-Trump riots at the U.S. Capitol.

One of the two men was identified by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in D.C. as Larry Rendell Brock of Texas. Officials believe 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.

Brock was arrested Sunday in Texas and is being 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.

Officials say the other man, Eric Gavelek Munchel of Tennessee, was seen in photos inside the Capitol, 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.

Munchel was arrested Sunday in Tennessee and is being 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 FBI is continuing to look for individuals who may have incited or promoted violence of any kind during the riots. Anyone with digital material or tips can call 1-800-CALL-FBI (800-225-5324) or submit images or videos at fbi.gov/USCapitol.