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UPDATE: Minn. Man Found Passed Out on Wis. Capitol Dome

UPDATED Wednesday, October 10, 2012 --- 11:05 a.m.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Police say a Minnesota man who broke into the Wisconsin Capitol through a fifth-floor window and was found unconscious on the dome's roof has been charged with felony criminal damage.

A criminal complaint accuses 21-year-old Andrew Bishop of scaling the outside of the Capitol on Sunday and smashing a window to get into the building. It says the intoxicated Roseville, Minn., man grabbed a fire extinguisher and threw it through another window.

The complaint says police found Bishop passed out on a dome outside one of the windows. It says Officer Justin Wichman described Bishop as very drunk and ultimately apologetic.

The State Journal (http://tinyurl.com/95zffg7 ) reports Bishop is charged in Dane County with felony criminal damage and entry into a locked building. He's being held on $1,000 bond.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2012 --- 7:25 a.m.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Minnesota man is accused of breaking into the Wisconsin Capitol through a fifth-floor window.

A criminal complaint says 21-year-old Andrew Bishop apparently scaled the outside of the Capitol Sunday and smashed a window to get into the building. It says the intoxicated Roseville, Minn., man grabbed a fire extinguisher and threw it through another window.

The complaint says police found Bishop passed out on a dome outside one of the windows.

The State Journal (http://tinyurl.com/95zffg7 ) reports Bishop is charged in Dane County felony criminal damage and entry into a locked building. He's being held on $1,000 bond.

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Information from: Wisconsin State Journal, http://www.madison.com/wsj

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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