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Henrico man arrested for unlawful entry after scaling fence at US Capitol

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Posted at 1:44 PM, Apr 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-26 13:44:30-04

WASHINGTON, D.C -- A 22-year-old Henrico man is in custody after he scaled a fence at the U.S. Capitol on Sunday night.

According to the U.S. Capitol Police, at 11:38 p.m. on Sunday, Marc Beauchamp scaled the fence along First Street SW.

Beauchamp was stopped by several officers and arrested for illegal entry. An investigation found that the suspect illegally parked a vehicle on the grass near the Lincoln Memorial.

At this time, investigators believe this was an isolated incident.