Eric Gavelek Munchel

Munchel entered the Capitol with a cell phone attached to his chest. He is pictured next to a mob of people who attacked two police officers and pursued them. Munchel admits to having a taser with him that day for self-protection.

Please keep in mind that in the United States, every citizen charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

  • First Name(s): Eric
  • Last Name(s): Munchel
  • Case Number: 1:21-cr-118
  • Judge: Royce Lamberth
  • Entry Last Updated: 07/27/2021
  • Date Docket Downloaded: 08/01/2021
  • Currently Incarcerated: No
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Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; Restricted Building or Grounds; Violent Entry or Disorderly Conduct; Aiding and Abetting

Case Status

Munchel was arrested on 1/10/21 and Initially appeared in court on 1/12/21. During an arraignment on 2/17, he pleaded not guilty. The next status hearing is set for 9/20 at 10 am.

USA Attorney

Ahmet Muhkatir Baset US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 555 4TH STREET, N.W., Room 4209 Washington, D.C. 20530 202 252 [email protected] TERMINATED 3/17/21 LEAD ATTORNEY-ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: US Assistant Attorney

USA Attorney

Justin Todd Sher
Justin Todd Sher US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, 950 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20530 202 353 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED, Designation: US Assistant Attorney

USA Attorney

Leslie Goemaat
Leslie Goemaat US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE 555 Fourth Street, N.W.,-Washington, DC 20530 202 803 [email protected] LEAD ATTORNEY, ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED-Designation: US Assistant Attorney

Prison Name

NA-Released on personal recognizance. Originally sent to DC Jail.

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