Law & Crime reports:
An Alabama man whom authorities say brought 11 Molotov cocktails and five loaded firearms to the U.S. Capitol has agreed to a plea deal, prosecutors told a federal judge.
Authorities claim to have found the stash of deadly weapons inside Lonnie Coffman’s red GMC Sierra truck, after U.S. Capitol Police performed explosive sweeps outside the perimeter of the building on Jan. 6.
Authorities also found 11 mason jars with a flammable liquid, a hole punched in the top of each jar, and lighters and rags, a concoction traditionally described as a Molotov cocktail.
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“An Alabama man is set to plead guilty after authorities say he brought five loaded firearms and 11 molotov cocktails with napalm-like properties to the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, prosecutors and his defense told a judge Wednesday.”https://t.co/gPCV0Shsi1
— Maddow Blog (@MaddowBlog) September 9, 2021
Lonnie Coffman, the first Alabama man to be charged in connection with the January riots at the U.S. Capitol, has reached a plea agreement in the charges against him. https://t.co/6Vgi1n3J7I pic.twitter.com/HwVQtSRnJd
— AL.com (@aldotcom) September 9, 2021
Prosecutors say, police found weapons, Molotov cocktails, and a list of politician’s home addresses in Coffman’s truck when he was arrested on January 6 in Washington. https://t.co/yNFmOqssS0
— WAFF 48 (@waff48) September 8, 2021
COURT RECORDS say Lonnie Coffman – man who allegedly brought Molotov Cocktails to Capitol Hill on Jan. 6 – jotted down and carried the phone numbers of Sen. Ted Cruz, Sean Hannity and Mark Levin on his Motel 6 notepad pic.twitter.com/aMlLuvAonH
— Scott MacFarlane (@MacFarlaneNews) January 12, 2021
Judge’s order says Capitol riot defendant Lonnie Coffman did a drive around DC – including around US Capitol – on December 11, 2020
And attempted to drive to Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s home.
Then – feds say – Coffman called the office … pic.twitter.com/zmDewvCVXE
— Scott MacFarlane (@MacFarlaneNews) May 24, 2021