Woman arrested holding “gun” after driving into W H barrier
Washington Post ^ | Feb. 23, 2018 | Peter Hermann and Joe Heim
Posted on 2/23/2018, 11:32:14 PM by Innovative
A Tennessee woman who was convicted last year of trying to climb a White House barrier was arrested again Friday after authorities said she drove a vehicle into a barricade near the executive mansion and was found with a gun in her hand.
D.C. police identified her as Jessica R. Ford, 35, of La Vergne, Tenn., about 20 miles southeast of Nashville. Police said Friday night that she was charged with gun possession and other offences.
The U.S. Secret Service said a woman driving a white van or SUV “intentionally drove” into the barrier at 17th and E streets NW about 3 p.m.
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