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  • Arrested

Jonathan MunafoLast Updated: April 24, 2023




Albany, Florida

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

Case File:



  • 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
  • Arraigned

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

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

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

Press Coverage

  • New York Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

    Published on April 21, 2023 Read at US DOJ
  • 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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