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Prosecutors charge man with breaking into Wisconsin Capitol

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Posted at 10:42 AM, May 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-09 13:50:30-04
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Prosecutors have charged a Beloit man with breaking into the state Capitol.
 
Twenty-seven-year-old Zachary Bigelow was charged Tuesday with criminal damage to property and entry into a locked building.
According to a criminal complaint, police discovered a broken window in a first-floor Capitol bathroom and blood throughout the building Saturday morning. They found another broken window on the fifth floor and more blood near the window.
 
Surveillance video showed a man getting into white sedan. Police used the license plate to locate Bigelow at his home Sunday. Bigelow said he had been at a Madison casino Friday night into Saturday morning, went into downtown Madison for more drinks, entered the Capitol and scaled the building.
 
Online court records didn't list the case or a defense attorney Tuesday morning.
 
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