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Fan who climbed Dover fence during Cup race faces multiple charges


John Infanti, 43, of Greenwood, Delaware, faces charges for climbing the catchfence during the June 4 NASCAR Cup race at Dover International Speedway. Photo: Dover Police Department

Dover Police have cited a fan who climbed the catch fence during Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race with multiple charges, including felony resisting arrest with force after the police stated he kicked an officer.

John Infanti, 43, of Greenwood, Delaware, climbed the fence at about 4:58 p.m. Sunday. Private security got him to climb down. Infanti was taken into custody by Dover Police officers. While being taken into custody, Infanti refused to comply with officer commands, kicking one in the knee, according to a Dover Police report.

Dover Police stated he was under the influence at the time.

Infanti, who remains in custody, will be charged with second degree trespass, disorderly conduct, felony resisting arrest with force and offensive touching of law enforcement.

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