Trump Supporter Lonnie Coffman, Who Brought 11 Molotov Cocktails & Assault Rifle To Capitol Riot, Arrested
A Trump supporter who stormed the Capitol last Wednesday armed with 11 Molotov cocktails and an assault rifle has been arrested, authorities said Friday.
Lonnie Coffman, 70, of Falkville, Ala., had the “ready to go” explosives in his pickup truck, along with an M4 carbine assault rifle and two handguns, Justice Department officials said.
Police also found a blue Motel 6 folder among Coffman’s belongings which contained a “good guys” and “bad guys” list.
The “bad guys” included a judge and Rep. Andre Carson (D-Indiana), who the list notes “is one of two” Muslims in the House of Representatives.
At the top of a page, Coffman had scribbled a quote he attributed to Abraham Lincoln that read, “We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the Courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who would pervert the Constitution.”
Coffman faces charges including unlawful possession of an unregistered firearm (destructive device) and carrying a pistol without a license.