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Falkville man indicted on 17 counts related to U.S. Capitol riot

The indictment claims the man was in possession of multiple weapons, including 11 Molotov cocktails among weapons.

FALKVILLE, Ala. — Editor's note: The attached video is from January 6, 2021, the day of the riot.

A Falkville man has been indicted on 17 charges for his alleged participation in the siege of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.

Lonnie Leroy Coffman is facing six charges of possession of an unregistered firearm, five charges of unlawful possession of ammunition, three charges of carrying a pistol without of license, two charges of carrying a shotgun or rifle and one charge of possession of a large-capacity ammunition feeding device.

The indictment claims that Coffman was in possession of multiple weapons, including 11 Molotov cocktails, two 9 millimeter handguns, a .22 caliber revolver, a rifle and a shotgun.

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Coffman was arrested on January 7 following an arrest warrant.

The full indictment can be read below:

Coffman's arrest warrant can be read below:

These images are some of the exhibits in United States of America v. Lonnie Leroy Coffman as part of a Memorandum in Support of Pretrial Detention.

A mob of angry supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6 interrupting lawmakers' attempts to challenge Joe Biden's Electoral College victory. Later that evening, lawmakers reconvened and voted to confirm Biden's win.

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One person was shot and killed during the event and three others died after suffering medical emergencies during the incident. Additionally, a U.S. Capitol Police officer died after sustaining injuries during the riot.

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