U.S. Capitol Insurrection

Criminal Justice

Cell phone videos lead to arrest of Southeast Texas man accused of rioting during Jan. 6 insurrection

Posted on · Nederland resident Michael Marroquin, 63, was arrested last week and charged with seven crimes related to his alleged involvement in the attack on the U.S. Capitol in 2021. The FBI received a tip from one of his relatives, court documents show.

Joshua Lollar Capitol Insurrection

Criminal Justice

Army vet from Houston area pleads guilty to involvement in U.S. Capitol insurrection

Posted on · Joshua Lollar, 41, of Spring, was sentenced to 13 months in prison and 12 months of supervised release, in addition to being ordered to pay $2,000 in restitution, after pleading guilty Monday to obstruction of an official proceeding.

Shane Jenkins Walking Washington

Criminal Justice

Houston man who wielded tomahawk axe at U.S. Capitol insurrection convicted of nine related crimes

Posted on · Shane Jenkins, 45, faces up to 85 years in a prison after a federal jury found him guilty of seven felony crimes and two misdemeanors related to his involvement in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot in Washington D.C.

In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo, violent rioters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington.  U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Aquilino Gonell and others would later testify on during the first hearing of the select committee investigating the insurrection, that he and other officers were "punched, pushed, kicked, shoved, sprayed with chemical irritants and even blinded with eye-damaging lasers."

National

A constable, 33 officers and over 3,000 other Texans were members of the Oath Keepers, report says

Posted on · A recent analysis of Oath Keepers’ membership rolls leaked last year found that Texas had more members of the far-right extremist group than any other state — and the most who worked as elected officials, law enforcement officers or members of the military.

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