Nearly an Whole Texas Household Arrested in Capitol Riot


Several married couples and loads of parent-child teams were among the more than 500 people arrested in the January 6th attack on the Capitol. There was even Sibling pairs charged.

On Tuesday, however, as the first step of its kind, the Justice Department unsealed a complaint against almost the entire Munn family in Texas, accusing the father, mother, and three of their children of breaking the Capitol through a broken window.

Prosecutors say Thomas Munn, the family’s patriarch, began writing in late December about going to Washington for a pro-Trump rally and a picture on Facebook titled “POTUS HAS YOUR ATTENDANCE WASHINGTON DC Aug. . JANUARY 2021 “published.

Then, on January 5, according to court records, Mr. Munn posted another Facebook picture showing the family’s car and trailer on the street of their home in Borger, Texas. On the back of the trailer there is a self-made sign that reads “DC Bound We are Q”, which obviously refers to the conspiracy theory of QAnon.

According to the complaint, the Munn parents and their children Dawn, Joshua and Kayli entered the Capitol through a broken window at around 2:25 p.m. on Jan. 6 and took a short tour of the building, breaking nothing or harming anyone. After that, court records say, they all posed for a photo with another family member – an underage child – who was not charged in the case. The exact ages of the children were not disclosed.

The accused family members were arrested in Borger on Tuesday and were not immediately available for comment. A lawyer had yet to appear in her case.

Recognition…Ministry of Justice

According to the public prosecutor’s office, the investigators tracked down the family with the help of a tipster and interviews with at least three teachers of the Munn children. The FBI also received private Facebook conversations that some family members had with their friends.

For example, on the day of the uprising, Dawn Munn reportedly sent a Facebook message to a friend saying, “We went in and stormed the capital!” In another message to another person, Dawn Munn wrote, “We were in the capital!!

On the same day, Joshua Munn wrote a Facebook message to someone named Joel, prosecutors say, describing how he and his family had crawled through the window and said it was “super cool”.

Joel was not entirely impressed, according to court records.

His answer: “Oh, so you broke in?”