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PICTURED: Alex Jones’ wife after she is arrested for domestic violence on Christmas Day in Austin

Erika Wulff Jones, 43, wife of InfoWars founder Alex Jones, was arrested for domestic assault in their Austin home on Christmas Eve

Alex Jones’ wife, Erika Wulff Jones, looks somber and tearful in her mugshot taken after being arrested for domestic violence on Christmas Eve.  

Pictured with extra long eyelashes, manicured eyebrows and highlighted hair, Erika was arrested after assaulting a family member at their home in Austin, Texas. It’s not yet clear who the victim is.

Alex Jones, the Infowars founder who faces financial ruin after losing four defamation lawsuits brought by parents of victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, said after his wife’s arrest that the incident stemmed from a ‘medication imbalance.’ 

Travis County Sheriff’s deputies took Wulff Jones, 43, into custody and booked her into an Austin jail around 8.45pm on Friday. 

Jail records show Erika faces misdemeanor charges of assault causing bodily injury to a family member and resisting arrest, search or transport. 

After spending Christmas in custody, Erika was released on December 26 on $3,000 for each of the two charges.

Erika Wulff Jones and husband Alex Jones in better times. He said the incident was caused by a 'medication imbalance'

Erika Wulff Jones and husband Alex Jones in better times. He said the incident was caused by a ‘medication imbalance’ 

Erika Wulff Jones

Alex Jones

Erika, left, was arrested at the couple’s home in Austin, Texas. Jones did not say who the victim of the assault was and called the episode a private family matter

Jones declined Saturday to say whether he’d been injured or elaborate on what happened beyond that he believes it was related to his wife’s recent change of medication.

‘It’s a private family matter that happened on Christmas Eve,’ Jones told The Associated Press in a brief interview. 

‘I love my wife and care about her and it appears to be some kind of medication imbalance.’

The Travis County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately respond to a request Christmas Day for the report on Wulff Jones’ arrest and a spokeswoman said she could not provide more information. 

An attorney for Wulff Jones did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The incident comes as the right-wing conspiracy theorist faces financial ruin after being found guilty in November in four defamation cases over his claims that the Sandy Hook school massacre was a ‘giant hoax’ aimed at increasing gun control.  

His conviction is a sweeping victory for the parents of eight people killed in the Newtown massacre. On December 14, 2012 gunman Adam Lanza, 20, killed 20 first-graders and six teachers. Lanza fatally shot his mother at their home before going to the school, and later killed himself as police arrived. 

The conviction combines with three rulings in Texas last month that found Jones liable for damages in defamation lawsuits that stemmed from his statements about the Newtown massacre. A jury has not awarded damages yet. 

Though Jones’ finances are murky, with nearly all of his income thought to be derived from the sale of dubious health supplements to his loyal followers, he is thought to have a net worth of roughly $5 million.   

Jones declined Saturday to say whether he'd been injured or elaborate on what happened beyond that he believes it was related to his wife's recent change of medication. 'It's a private family matter that happened on Christmas Eve,' Jones told The Associated Press in a brief interview

 Jones declined Saturday to say whether he’d been injured or elaborate on what happened beyond that he believes it was related to his wife’s recent change of medication. ‘It’s a private family matter that happened on Christmas Eve,’ Jones told The Associated Press in a brief interview

Infowars founder and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, right, has sued in order to block a subpoena issued for him to testify about the events. (Jones pictured in 2018)

Infowars founder and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, right, has sued in order to block a subpoena issued for him to testify about the events. (Jones pictured in 2018)

Supporters of then President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol in Washington during the January 6 insurrection

Supporters of then President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol in Washington during the January 6 insurrection 

The incident comes as Jones sued last week seeking to block subpoenas he’d been issued by the House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. 

He said he did not want to testify before the committee because he fears Congressional leaders will accuse him of lying under oath. 

‘I don’t want to testify before them because they will lie and say I lied,’ Jones said. 

Jones spoke at a rally in support of then-President Donald Trump that proceeded the riot, and his Infowars colleague, Owen Shroyer, was charged with crimes related to it in August. 

Shroyer has said he’s ‘innocent of the charges.’

Jones said his wife’s arrest ‘doesn’t concern my politics’ and that ‘it wasn’t some kind of personal hateful thing or anything.’

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