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W.Va. Capitol Police file charges against Marion lawmaker

By Erin Beck | for The Times West Virginian

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Six months after a West Virginia delegate, angered by an anti-Muslim display at the Capitol, kicked open the door when a doorkeeper wouldn’t let him into House chambers, Capitol Police have filed a criminal charge over the incident.

They also accuse Del. Mike Caputo (D-Marion), of pushing another delegate out of his way once he entered the chambers.

In a statement Monday, Caputo responded that while he had “already apologized for losing my temper that day,” he “certainly didn’t intend to physically hurt anyone.” …

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