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Ex-North Miami Beach cop charged in US Capitol riot

A former Florida cop has been charged with breaching the US Capitol throughout the Jan. 6 riot — and declaring on Fb that “America has spoken. You can’t cease tens of millions of individuals,” in response to a report.

Nicholes Lentz, 41, who served with the North Miami Beach Police Division from June 2016 till final August, was charged with getting into a restricted constructing or grounds and disruptive and disorderly conduct on restricted grounds, the Miami Herald reported.

“We’re not right here to harm any cops, in fact. I really like my boys in blue, however that is overwhelming for them. There’s no approach they’ll maintain us again,” Lentz stated in the video he posted dwell on Fb, in response to an FBI affidavit cited by the paper.

The feds interviewed Lentz at his residence in Boynton Beach on Friday and he admitted to being contained in the Capitol constructing throughout the riots, in response to courtroom data.

Nicoles Lentz was arrested for his alleged role in Capitol riots.
Nicoles Lentz was arrested for his alleged position in Capitol riots.

He stated he “drove by way of the evening from Florida to Washington, DC, arriving in the early hours of Jan. 6” to attend then-President Trump’s rally, which befell shortly earlier than the riots erupted.

The ex-cop denied committing any acts of bodily violence.

“Lentz believed nobody on the U.S. Capitol appeared involved about trespassing, nor have been there any warning indicators relating to trespassing,” in response to the FBI affidavit. “He said that, regardless of the foregoing, ‘in fact you recognize you’re trespassing.’ ”

The previous US Marine, who left his place with the police company voluntarily, posted bail after his bond was set at $25,000, in response to the information outlet.

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