Federal judge blocks release of Eric Munchel, alleged “zip tie guy” from Capitol riot – CBS News

Nashville — A federal judge on Sunday blocked the release of a Tennessee man authorities say carried flexible plastic handcuffs during the riot at the U.S. Capitol. U.S. District Judge Beryl A. Howell for the District of Columbia also ordered that he be brought to Washington for further proceedings.

Two rioters were spotted carrying zip ties during the havoc in the Capitol. Munchel has been dubbed “the zip tie guy” on social media.

Federal judge also orders that Eric Munchel, of Nashville, be brought to D.C. for further proceedings

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