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  • Charged

Jonathan MunafoLast Updated: January 4, 2022

Pseudonyms

#Boyinthehood

Location

Albany, New York

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Orlando, Florida
  • Arraigned on May 11, 2021

Executive Summary

Munafo was on the Lower West Terrace outside the tunnel where he was captured on video striking a U.S. Capitol Police officer twice in the head and body with a closed fist. Munafo then violently ripped the officer’s riot shield out of his hands and passed it back to others in the crowd behind him. At one point, Munafo used a wooden flagpole to strike a window of the Capitol in an attempt to break it.

Litigation Details

DOJ Case Number:

1:21-cr-330

Charges

Forcibly Assaulting, Resisting, Opposing, Impeding or Interfering with Officer of U.S. Government Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds without Lawful Authority Engaging in Disorderly Conduct on Restricted Grounds with Intent to Disrupt Official Functions Engaging in an Act of Physical Violence against Person/Property on Restricted Grounds and While Using a Dangerous Weapon Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds

Timeline of Litigation

  • Arrested

    Orlando, Florida | April 23, 2021
  • Initial Appearance

    April 26, 2021 "Initial appearance held 4/26/21."
  • Charged

    April 28, 2021 "Indicted 4/28/21."
  • Arraigned

    May 11, 2021 "Arraigned 5/11/21 and pleaded not guilty to all counts. Remains committed."

Press Coverage

  • New York Man Arrested for Assaulting Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on April 27, 2021 Read at US DOJ

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