Trump fanatic arrested for texting friends saying he wanted to shoot and run over Nancy Pelosi

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Cleveland Grover Meredith Jr (pictured) reportedly texted friends he wanted to shoot or run over Nancy Pelosi

A Trump supporter, who reportedly told his friends he wanted to shoot and crush House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has been arrested on federal charges stemming from the riot on Capitol Hill last week as authorities arrested a Alabama man with 11 Molotov cocktails near the building.

According to CNN, Cleveland Grover Meredith Jr traveled to Washington, DC last Tuesday with hundreds of cartridges and an assault rifle.

Authorities also said Meredith texted her friends to tell her he wanted to shoot or run over Pelosi.

In a text, Meredith is said to have written that he thought “to put a bullet in [Pelosi’s] noggin on Live TV ».

Another reportedly said, “I’m going to run that Pelosi pussy while she chews her gums.” ”

According to officials, a third text from Meredith, who is married with two children, says he has “a ton of … armor-piercing ammunition.”

Meredith is one of 13 people who have been charged with federal crimes. Others include, Alabama man Lonnie Coffman, whose vehicle contained 11 Molotovs, and Richard Barnett, of Arkansas, who was pictured sitting at a desk in Pelosi’s office, according to a statement from the Ministry of Justice.

Meredith was charged Thursday with threatening interstate Pelosi, the Justice Department said in a statement. He has also been charged with possession of a firearm and unregistered ammunition and is being held until a court hearing next week.

Ahead of last week’s riot in DC, Meredith demonstrated outside the home of Georgia Governor Brian Kemp. Trump supporters had protested against the governor for confirming President-elect Joe Biden’s vote in the state.

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In a text, Meredith is said to have written that he thought `` to put a bullet in [Pelosi's] noggin on Live TV ”.  Another reportedly said: 'I'm going to run that Pelosi pussy while she chews her gums'

In a text, Meredith is said to have written that he thought `` to put a bullet in [Pelosi's] noggin on Live TV ”.  Another reportedly said: 'I'm going to run that Pelosi pussy while she chews her gums'

In a text, Meredith is said to have written that he thought “to put a bullet in [Pelosi’s] noggin on Live TV ”. Another reportedly said: “I’m going to run that Pelosi pussy while she chews her gums”

Officials say a third text from Meredith, who is married with two children, says he has

Officials say a third text from Meredith, who is married with two children, says he has

Officials say a third text from Meredith, who is married with two children, says he has “a ton of … armor-piercing ammunition”

According to the documents, the FBI searched Meredith’s room at a Holiday Inn in DC. He also allowed officers to search his phone, truck and trailer.

Authorities said they found a Glock 19, a 9mm pistol and an assault rifle inside Meredith’s trailer and “about hundreds of rounds.”

Meanwhile, the District of Columbia federal prosecutor said “all options are on the table” for charging the rioters, many of whom were prompted by President Donald Trump’s speech hours earlier at a rally on his electoral loss.

Investigators scan photos, videos and tips from the public to locate members of the violent mob.

Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick died after being hit in the head with a fire extinguisher as rioters descended on the building and many other officers were injured.

Ashli ​​Babbitt, 35, of California, was shot dead by police on Capitol Hill and three others died of medical emergencies during the chaos.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for DC, which handles local and federal cases in the district, had filed 17 cases in Federal Court and at least 40 more in Superior Court on Saturday. Matters in the Superior Court are mostly about things like curfew violations and gun crimes.

Those tried in federal court, where prosecutors can usually get longer sentences, are charged with things like violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol Hill grounds, assaulting a law enforcement officer federal and Pelosi threat.

Barnett, who has appeared in a widely seen photo sitting in Pelosi’s office with his boots on the desk, is one of them. He is charged with crimes, including theft of public money, property or records.

Coffman was arrested after authorities said he found firearms and 11 Molotov explosive devices made from mason jars, golf tees and cloth rags in his van.

Meredith is one of 13 people who have been charged with federal crimes after the riot (pictured) on Wednesday

Meredith is one of 13 people who have been charged with federal crimes after the riot (pictured) on Wednesday

Meredith is one of 13 people who have been charged with federal crimes after the riot (pictured) on Wednesday

Others include Alabama man Lonnie Coffman, whose vehicle contained 11 Molotovs and Richard Barnett (pictured), from Arkansas, who was pictured sitting at a desk in Pelosi's office, according to a statement of the Ministry of Justice.

Others include Alabama man Lonnie Coffman, whose vehicle contained 11 Molotovs and Richard Barnett (pictured), from Arkansas, who was pictured sitting at a desk in Pelosi's office, according to a statement of the Ministry of Justice.

Others include Alabama man Lonnie Coffman, whose vehicle contained 11 Molotovs and Richard Barnett (pictured), from Arkansas, who was pictured sitting at a desk in Pelosi’s office, according to a statement of the Ministry of Justice.

Prosecutors say the charges are just the beginning.  Authorities said on Friday other cases remained under seal and dozens more were wanted by federal agents

Prosecutors say the charges are just the beginning.  Authorities said on Friday other cases remained under seal and dozens more were wanted by federal agents

Prosecutors say the charges are just the beginning. Authorities said on Friday other cases remained under seal and dozens more were wanted by federal agents

According to CNN, Coffman, 70, told police he had mason jars filled with “molten polystyrene and gasoline.”

If this suit had exploded, federal investigators believe it would have had the effect of napalm because it “causes the flammable liquid to stick better to the objects it hits during the detonation.”

In addition, authorities found rags and lighters, which, combined with mason jars filled with explosives, “in close proximity to each other, constitute a combination of parts” that could be used as a “destructive device,” according to documents. judicial.

Authorities said Coffman’s truck was parked on First St SE on the hill near the National Republican Club around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Coffman was found about a block from where his truck was parked and carrying a 9mm handgun and a .22 caliber handgun in each of his front pockets, police said.

None of the weapons he owned were registered with him.

The Justice Department said Coffman was charged Thursday with possession of an unregistered firearm (destructive device) and carrying a pistol without a license.

Coffman is currently being held until his detention hearing on Tuesday.

A Florida man identified as the person seen in a widely shared social media photo wearing the House lectern speaker was also arrested on Friday.

Adam Johnson faces charges, including the theft of government property.

Prosecutors say the charges are just the beginning. Authorities said on Friday that other cases remained under seal and that dozens more were wanted by federal agents.

U.S. attorneys in several states, including Kentucky, Ohio and Oregon, have said people could face charges in their home state if they travel to Washington and participate in the riot.

The FBI has released photos of people inside the Capitol, urging the public to help identify them.

Capitol Police arrested just over a dozen people on the day of the violation while DC Police arrested around 70.

Many people have left Capitol Hill freely, meaning investigators must now work to identify and track them down.

Alabama man Lonnie Coffman, whose vehicle contained 11 Molotov devices (pictured), was charged Thursday with possession of an unregistered firearm (destructive device) and carrying a pistol without a license.

Alabama man Lonnie Coffman, whose vehicle contained 11 Molotov devices (pictured), was charged Thursday with possession of an unregistered firearm (destructive device) and carrying a pistol without a license.

Alabama man Lonnie Coffman, whose vehicle contained 11 Molotov devices (pictured), was charged Thursday with possession of an unregistered firearm (destructive device) and carrying a pistol without a license.

Authorities must distinguish between those who traveled to Washington only to participate in the rally before the riot and those who were part of the insurgency on Capitol Hill.

Investigators can take weeks to browse photos and videos, identify suspects, interview witnesses, and draft a complaint to secure an arrest.

Those charged so far may also point investigators to others who have joined in the violent siege on Capitol Hill.

Michael Sherwin, acting US attorney for the District of Columbia, said this week that prosecutors are not keeping anything out of their “arsenal for possible charges.”

As prosecutors gather more evidence, they may add more charges against those they have already arrested.

Trump urged the crowd to walk on Capitol Hill, even promising to accompany them, although he ultimately did not.

The president told his supporters to “fight” to end the “theft” of the election, while his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, called for a “trial by fight”.

But the legal barrier to indicting the president or any other speaker at the rally for inciting violence is high.

Experts say it would be difficult to prove the president intended violence to occur on Capitol Hill.

Trump’s speech would likely not be seen as an illegal incitement to violence, as it did not specifically call on people to storm Capitol Hill, experts say.

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