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Man Smoking a Cigar Inside Capitol During Capitol Storming Arrested and Charged

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Man Smoking a Cigar Inside Capitol During Capitol Storming Arrested and Charged

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A man photographed smoking a cigar during the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6 has been criminally charged. Dominic “Spaz” Pezzola, 43, from Rochester, New York, turned himself in and was taken into custody on Friday. The Department of Justice stated that he “was charged by criminal complaint with one count of obstruction of an official proceeding, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1512(c)(2); one count of destruction of government property, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1361; and one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1752(a).  Following a hearing in the Western District of New York, Pezzola was ordered detained.” An affidavit charges that Pezzola broke a window of the Capitol with a police riot shield while someone else shouted “Go, go, go!” It …

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