LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Nebraska State Patrol said they arrested six people due to incidents that happened at the Nebraska State Capitol Building during the legislative debate Friday afternoon. 

The NSP said that during the legislative debate, around 2:40 p.m., there were multiple observers in the opponent balcony who began yelling; and two people threw objects over the balcony onto the legislative floor. 

According to authorities they identified the two as a 24-year-old from Omaha and a 36-year-old from Lincoln, and they were arrested for obstructing a government operation and disturbing the peace.

NSP said there was another individual who was reportedly yelling repeatedly and refused law enforcement orders to leave the balcony. They were identified as a 25-year-old from Lincoln, and were arrested for disturbing the peace and trespassing. 

For the remainder of the debate, the NSP said that Lt. Gov. Joe Kelly, the legislature's presiding officer ordered the balconies be cleared. 

Authorities reported that a woman on the proponent balcony a 56-year-old woman from Seward refused to leave. 

NSP said troopers gave repeated orders to vacate the balcony, but she did not comply. The woman was arrested for disobeying a lawful order. 

Around 3:25 p.m., an NSP trooper said they saw a person intentionally precent a legislative Sgt. At Arms from opening a door in the rear of the legislative chamber. The trooper reportedly told the 40-year-old Lincoln man to leave the area. 

The NSP said the man was non-compliant, and the trooper then ordered the man to vacate the capitol. 

Authorities reported that the man again refused to comply, and the NSP said the trooper tried to arrest the man but he resisted. 

The NSP said another trooper arrived to help arrest the man. He was arrested for resisting arrest and trespassing. 

Troopers said that as they tried arresting the 40-year-old Lincoln man, a 33-year-old Lincoln woman approached and tried to push past another trooper. 

According to the NSP, the trooper held her back, and at this time the woman punched the trooper in the chest. 

Authorities said she was immediately arrested. She was arrested for obstructing a peace officer.

NSP said that all six who were arrested were lodged in the Lancaster County Jail.