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Mead Family

Gov. Matt Mead and his family attend the joint session of the Wyoming Legislature on Feb. 12 in Cheyenne. A man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly entering the governor's residence and setting off a fire alarm. 

Alan Rogers, Star-Tribune

CASPER, Wyo. — A man faces charges after police say he broke into the Wyoming governor's residence and set off a fire alarm.

Antoine Lewis entered the Cheyenne home of Gov. Matt Mead around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday and activated the fire alarm before hiding inside the house, according to a press release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol.

Responding officers found Lewis inside the building and took him into custody.

Lewis was booked into the Laramie County Detention Facility. The Highway Patrol said he will be charged with aggravated burglary and criminal entry. 

Mead's family was not harmed during the incident, according to the release. 

The highway patrol is responsible for Mead's personal security detail. Cheyenne police and firefighters also responded to the incident, and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation is assisting in the investigation. 

Follow digital editor Alan Rogers on Twitter @alanmrogers

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