Lisa Eisenhart

NASHVILLE (WSMV) - The mother of Eric Munchel, A.K.A., "Zip Tie Guy," was arrested for her actions inside the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.

Lisa Eisenhart, 56, of Woodstock, GA, was taken into custody in Nashville by FBI Agents Saturday afternoon.

Eisenhart is charged with conspiring to violate federal statutes. 

MUG - Lisa Eisenhart - 1/17/21

Lisa Eisenhart faces federal charges in connection with the Capitol riots.


Pictures were uploaded of two individuals, one appearing to be Eric Munchel and his mother, Lisa roaming through the U.S. Capitol.

After a search of Munchel's home in Nashville, clothing either similar to, or exact matching that of the clothing in the pictures was found.

Her offenses include Conspiracy, Civil Disorders, Restricted Buildings or Grounds, and Violent Entry or Disorderly Conduct.

She will appear before a U.S. Magistrate Judge in Nashville on Tuesday, January 18. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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