Man with loaded gun inside vehicle arrested outside White House

The Secret Service sent ABC7 (WJLA) the following statement late Tuesday morning following the incident:

Suspicious vehicle investigated by Secret Service near White House on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (ABC7)

“On January 23, 2018, at approximately 2:30 a.m., Secret Service Uniformed Division officers were alerted to a suspicious vehicle in the vicinity of the White House complex. During their investigation Officers discovered the operator of the vehicle was in possession of a loaded firearm. Explosive ordnance disposal personnel from the Metropolitan Police Department were called to the scene to assist and declared the previously occupied vehicle safe. The operator of the vehicle was arrested and charged with Carrying a Pistol Without a License, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, and Possession of Unregistered Ammunition. This subject was transported to MPD for processing. H Street between 15th and 17th Streets was temporarily closed to all traffic but is now reopened.”

14 Comments on Man with loaded gun inside vehicle arrested outside White House

  1. what does a suspicious vehicle look like? Did it have iraqi or afghanistan plates? Are its headlights shifty lookin?




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  2. Around here your car is your castle and it is perfectly permissible and normal to carry a loaded gun in the car. It requires no license for the gun or the ammo. What a strange world is DC.




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  3. 🔫 NO GUN IS ILLEGAL! 🔫

    Sanctuary cities/states for gun owners!

    🔥 I don’t like this article ONE BIT. I could care a less if his gun and ammo were unregistered. We have a 2nd Amendment, what do you expect?

    🔥 One conspiracy I read was that the Secret Service uses BACK-SCATTER trucks to scan an entire area before the President visits and they can get a scan of what’s inside everything: cars, trucks, surface of buildings, 1 foot below ground, even what’s under people’s clothes.
    Sounds like they scanned this car, saw a weapon, then stopped it as “suspicious.” –nope, they knew what was inside of it before the stopped it.
    🔥 Like the NSA finds dirt on you, tips off local police, they bust you, then instead of crediting the NSA (which they can’t), they chalk it up as, “Fine police work” as they reverse engineer the tip-off to make it look like they did research.




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  4. A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

    D.C. Is no place to be without a gun.
    Dare I say, “Shithole”?




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  5. This is why I hate to go east of the Mississippi. It’s like a different Country once you cross that river. I feel sorry for the sane law abiding people that are stuck in that part of what was once a great Nation. It’s just as bad west of the Rockies.




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  6. What the fook good is an unloaded gun? May as well carry a brick.

    “Speaking the truth in times of universal deceit is a revolutionary act.” Geo. Orwell




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