'Unbalanced' Trump Fanatic Who Took An Arsenal To The Capitol On Jan. 6 Pleads Guilty - 2021-11-12

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F0.png 'Unbalanced' Trump Fanatic Who Took An Arsenal To The Capitol On Jan. 6 Pleads Guilty November 12, 2021, Ryan J. Reilly, Huffington Post

A fanatical Donald Trump supporter who parked his truck full of weapons in Washington on Jan. 6 and then joined in the Capitol mob while carrying firearms because he believed the then-president's lies about a stolen election pleaded guilty to two counts on Friday.

Lonnie Coffman of Alabama, an Army veteran who served two tours during the Vietnam War and was described by one family member as "a hermit," pleaded guilty to a count of possession of destructive devices ― 11 Molotov cocktails ― and a count of carrying pistols without a license during a virtual hearing before U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. He will also enter a guilty plea for possession of destructive devices in Alabama. Coffman will give up all the weapons he brought to D.C. as part of the plea deal. Coffman admitted in his statement of offense that he was knowingly carrying two loaded firearms around D.C.

Coffman was arrested in the District of Columbia on Jan. 6 after he approached officers in an attempt to get to his Red GMC Sierra, which was inside a police perimeter. Coffman had parked just off the U.S. Capitol grounds, near the Democratic National Committee and Republican National Committee buildings, which had been targeted by a pipe bomber who still remains at large.

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