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US News Washington: a man armed with a weapon and 500 cartridges arrested near the Capitol

02:50  17 january  2021
02:50  17 january  2021 Source:   leparisien.fr

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The U.S. Capitol Police arrested a man on Friday after he arrived at a security checkpoint in Washington with an unregistered handgun and more than 500 rounds of ammunition, according to A spokeswoman for the Capitol Police did not immediately respond to inquiries about the arrest , and

An armed man was arrested near the U.S. Capitol Friday as state capitals braced for pro-Trump demonstrations. They did not describe what sort of document he showed that raised suspicion. The arrest comes after the violent Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol where supporters of President Donald Trump

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The threat materializes further a few days before Joe Biden is sworn in. A heavily armed man was arrested in Washington on Friday as he tried to pass one of the many checkpoints near the Capitol, according to a police report.

Wesley Allen Beeler, a native of Virginia, presented himself Friday evening at a checkpoint not far from the Capitol, details a police report consulted on Saturday by AFP, confirming information from CNN .

The man was fitted with a fake credential for Joe Biden's inauguration. After verification by the police, his name was not on the list of guests allowed to enter the protected area since the violence of January 6, which triggered searches of his vehicle, tells The New York Times .

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A heavily armed man has been arrested in Washington at a security checkpoint near the US Capitol , where President-elect Joe Biden will be Wesley Allen Beeler, of Virginia, was taken into custody after police found him with a handgun and more than 500 rounds of ammunition, shotgun shells and a

Update: We have now confirmed that the storming of the Capitol Building was initiated by left-wing provocateurs who met with Capitol Police yesterday and planned the event. A photo has emerged of the “Viking” individual who led the storming action today (shown on the right side of the photo below).

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The police have then found in his vehicle a loaded Glock pistol, 509 ammunition as well as 21 buckshot, according to the police quoted by the New York Times. The man was arrested in the wake. The reasons for his attempt to enter the Capitol area are not yet clear. On his white pick-up, several stickers defended the right to carry weapons: “If they come to take your weapons, give them your bullets first.

In reaction to the violent assault on Capitol Hill by pro-Trump supporters on January 6, Washington has in recent days taken on the appearance of an entrenched camp with its concrete blocks and barbed wire. Authorities fear further unrest on the sidelines of Joe Biden's swearing-in, scheduled for January 20.

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U.S. Capitol police arrested a man at a security checkpoint Friday night with an unregistered Glock handgun and more than 500 rounds of ammunition. FBI Director Christopher Wray warned of "potential armed protests" in Washington , and at state capitals around the country, telling Vice

As President-elect Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated on 20 January next week, the United States capital remains on a high alert following the deadly 6 January Capitol Hill riot. Thousands of National Guard personnel have been deployed to aid local police in protecting the area.

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Usually, the inauguration ceremony is an opportunity for hundreds of thousands of Americans to flock all four years in the capital, snatching products of all kinds bearing the effigy of their president, before watching him take the oath on the steps of the Capitol.

But the party will have a special taste this year: the “National Mall”, the immense esplanade at the foot of the Capitol, will be closed to the public. Only duly accredited persons will be authorized to enter the area where thousands of soldiers are patrolling.

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