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Video Released Of Man Vandalizing Colorado Capitol Following Sentencing

DENVER (CBS4)- The man who vandalized the state Capitol building will not spend any time in jail. Elias Dominguez pleaded guilty to the crime on May 9.

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Elias Anthony Dominguez (credit: Denver Police)

Dominguez threw some of the busts from the second floor down to the first floor, knocking sculpted heads off torsos inside the state Capitol in January.

Newly-released surveillance video shows Dominguez wandering around the capitol after hours, waving and American flag and tossing it.

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Then Dominguez takes a fire extinguisher and sprays it all over.

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Then smashes sculptures and throws pieces off the balcony.

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Authorities also found marble pedestals smashed, wooden chairs crushed and glass cabinets shattered, along with smeared blood along a golden railing.

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Dominguez was sentenced to two years probation after receiving a deferred sentence. All of the fees associated with court costs and probation were waived for Dominguez.

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Elias Anthony Dominguez (credit: CBS)
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