Five members of a Texas family
were arrested on Tuesday for alleged involvement in the Capitol riot
on January 6
here we come... #StopTheSteal #TrumpIsMyPresident,” Kristi Munn captioned a Facebook
photo of herself and five other members of her family before the day’s attack
, which killed five people
and injured more than 140 police
The photo included her father
, Tom Munn, his wife
, Dawn, and Kristi Munn's siblings Josh and Kayli. A minor sibling also attended the riot but was not named in the Justice Department
's charging documents unsealed Tuesday, nor was the minor charged. The family drove from Borger, Texas, to Washington, D.C., according to the documents.
used social media
posts from the Munns to build its case against them, with the help of a tip from a family member, and three of the Munn children
's former teachers
also assisted authorities in identifying them.
Tom Munn brags about the day's events in one of his posts after the attack.
“Patriots began chanting ‘they are stealing our country’ and ‘press forward’ as they carried the wounded out through us,” Tom Munn wrote in a post, adding that the only damage to the capital [sic] building was several windows and sets of doors.
Munn claimed that the crowd was “ANGRY!!!” and that “Antifa began marching through the middle of us towards the capital [sic].”
Kristi Munn's video, as well as security
cameras throughout the Capitol, showed her inside the building, and she, too, boasted about the family's exploits on Facebook.
“They gassed us all. We never fought back!” she wrote on Jan. 7. “We pushed forward and asked them to join us!! So proud of my Patriots.”
members of the family have been charged with four federal crimes, including disorderly conduct inside the Capitol.
Kelsi Munn, another member of the family, did not attend the riot but proudly posted photos
of her family members who did.
“The biggest and best female empowerment I have ever seen in my life!!!,” Kelsi Munn captioned the photos, which showed her family inside and outside the Capitol. “These are the women
50 years from now that I don’t want to read about!!!”