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Surveillance video catches state Capitol vandal breaking sculptures and damaging interior

Denver police arrested Elias Anthony Dominguez on Jan. 27. He pleaded guilty to second-degree burglary on May 9 and will receive a deferred judgment and two years probation.

The man who broke into the state Capitol building in January and made a bit of a mess was sentenced on May 9 to a deferred judgment and two years probation, the Denver District Attorney's Office confirmed Monday.

Elias Anthony Dominguez, 26, entered the state Capitol and broke several bust sculptures, glass display cabinets and chairs and signage, law enforcement said. Arrest documents also say he used a fire extinguisher along the south side of the main level of the Capitol.

WATCH BELOW: State Capitol vandal caught on surveillance video 

Dominguez pleaded guilty to a Class 4 felony — second-degree burglary — in the case. The deferred judgment he received allows him to avoid jail time in exchange for going on probation. Dominguez was sentenced to two years of supervised probation.

Arrest documents say he was able to enter the Capitol around 2:28 a.m. and was seen on footage several more times until he eventually left around 5:06 a.m. 

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