Accused Donald Trump stage runner charged federally

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Thomas DiMassimo, the man accused of rushing the stage during Donald Trump’s rally on Saturday in Vandalia is facing federal charges.

The 32-year old has been charged in federal court with entering a restricted building without lawful authority, according to court documents.

It was announced Tuesday afternoon that he will be represented by local attorney, Jon Paul Rion.

According to court documents, DiMassimo knowingly entered a restricted area “cordoned off and otherwise restricted area where a person protected by the Secret Service.”

DiMassimo is due in federal court March 23rd at 10:30 a.m. before Judge Sharon Ovington.

Local charges are being reviewed but haven’t been officially filed in the Dayton Municipal Court.

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