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2 Macomb County men charged in Jan. 6 riot at US Capitol

Robert Schornak, Daniel Herendeen charged with obstructing Congress, violent entry to U.S. Capitol

Robert Schornak (left) and Bobby Herendeen (second from right)
Robert Schornak (left) and Bobby Herendeen (second from right) (US District Court)

DETROIT – Two more Michigan men were charged Thursday after photos and other evidence showed they were at the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Robert “Bobby” Schornak and Daniel Herendeen, both from Macomb County (Roseville and Chesterfield Township, respectively), traveled to Washington in support of President Donald Trump and got inside the Capitol, according to the FBI.

“Cant stay home, I would not be able to live w myself,” Schornak told Herendeen in a Facebook message obtained by the FBI.

They were charged in Washington with obstructing Congress, violent entry to the Capitol and other crimes. Both men were released after appearing in federal court in Detroit. They asked for court-appointed lawyers.

Schornak, 39, and Herendeen, 43, now join three other Michigan men who were charged in Washington. Michael Foy of Wixom is accused of striking police officers with a hockey stick.

Photos and video posted on social media helped investigators build a case against Schornak and Herendeen.

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