A former North Miami Beach police officer has been arrested for entering the U.S. Capitol building during the Jan. 6 insurrection seeking to prevent Congress from certifying the presidential election results, according to records unsealed in federal court Sunday.
Nicholes Lentz, 41, was arrested Friday and charged in a criminal complaint with entering a restricted building or grounds and disruptive and disorderly conduct on restricted grounds.
An FBI affidavit in support of the arrest cites a video clip Lentz posted on Facebook live from inside the Capitol, in which he says: “America has spoken. You can not stop millions of people.”
Lentz adds: “We’re not here to hurt any cops, of course. I love my boys in blue, but this is overwhelming for them. There’s no way they can hold us back.”
The Miami Herald first reported Lentz’s involvement in the riot on Jan. 11. Read from source….