Federal officials have arrested another Maine man in connection with the January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

The Kittery Man Faces Many Charges For His Alleged Participation

Lincoln Deming, 44, of Kittery, Maine is charged with felony civil disorder, entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds, disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds, entering and remaining in the Gallery of Congress, disorderly conduct in a Capitol building, and parading, picketing, or demonstrating in a Capitol building.

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Officials Say Deming Allegedly Threw Something at Police Before Entering the Building

Court documents state that Deming was part of a large group that breached the U.S. Capitol on January 6th, 2021. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maine, Deming was on the West Plaza of the Capitol, where police officers have erected barricades made of interlocking bike racks to keep the crowd from moving closer to the building. Deming can be seen on video pulling on a bike rack barricade in an alleged attempt to infiltrate the police line. He fell while apparently using his body weight to pull on the barrier.

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Just after 2 p.m., Deming threw an object toward the officers on the West Plaza before making his way up a set of stairs to the Upper West Terrace. He entered the Capitol through the Senate Wing Door and remained inside the Capitol for just over a half hour. He made his way to the third floor, where he tried to open several locked doors, including the Dome Bullfinch Door. He also entered the Senate Gallery. He exited the Capitol through the Rotunda Doors at approximately 2:56 p.m.

So Far, Nearly 1,500 People Have Been Arrested for the Breach of the U.S. Capitol

Deming was arrested on May 11, 2024 in Maine. Deming is one of more than 1,424 individuals who have been charged in nearly all 50 states for crimes related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol, including more than 500 people charged with assaulting or impeding law enforcement, which is a felony.

This investigation is ongoing.

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