Monday, CNN’s Jim Accosta reported that the alleged White House fence jumper, Omar Gonzalez, had disturbing encounters with law enforcement over the last few months.
Accosta said, “On July 19, he was arrested in Virginia and charged with possession of a sawed off shotgun and sniper rifle and in his car at that time was a map with the White House and masonic temple in Alexandria that’s a landmark nearby. Those two sites were circled on this map and they were tucked into a Bible.”
“In August prosecutors say Gonzalez was stopped while walking along the south fence of the White House. He had a hatchet in his rear waistband. He was not arrested at that time. He did allow police to search his vehicle which was nearby. Police found some camping gear and no ammunition or weapons,” he added.
Accosta detailed the third and most chilling incident saying, “On September 19, on the evening of the incident, Gonzalez did allow secret service officers to search his vehicle and according to federal prosecutors who said this in court a few moments ago, more than 800 rounds of ammunition were found in his car along with two hatchets and a machete along with a knife that the secret service found in his pocket after he made his way inside the White House.”
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