MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A former North Miami Beach police officer has been charged with taking part in the January 6 riot at the Capitol.
Nicholas Lentz, 41, is charged with entering a restricted building and disorderly conduct.
An FBI affidavit said he was identified though Facebook photos and told agents he was trying to control the crowd.
Lentz has been released on $25,000 bail.
CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald reports he left the North Miami Beach Police Department in August of 2020.