• capitol riot April 1, 2022 7:00 pm

    Man Who Brought ‘Small Armory' to Capitol on Jan. 6 Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison

    An Alabama man who brought a truckload of weapons, ammunition and Molotov cocktails near the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 was sentenced to 46 months in prison on Friday. Lonnie Coffman, 72, who has been detained since his arrest nearly 15 months ago, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. He pleaded guilty in November. Under a plea deal, 46 months was at...

  • capitol riot November 12, 2021 8:11 pm

    Capitol Riot Suspect Who Brought Molotov Cocktails to D.C. Pleads Guilty

    A Capitol riot suspect from Alabama — who drove to Washington in a truck packed with guns, ammunition and 11 Molotov cocktails — pleaded guilty to felony weapons charges Friday. Lonnie Coffman, 71, was among the most heavily armed suspects arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by supporters of then-President Donald Trump. Coffman was charged in a 17-count indictment...

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