Costs filed towards driver of U-Haul truck that crashed close to White Home

The male driver taken into custody after crashing a U-Haul truck into safety obstacles close to the White Home is now going through costs together with “Threaten to kill/kidnap/inflict hurt on a President/VP/member of the family,” the USA Park Police say. 

Authorities introduced early Tuesday that the driving force arrested in Lafayette Sq. Monday night time can be going through costs of assault with a harmful weapon, reckless operation of a motorcar, destruction of federal property and trespassing. 

The motive force has not but been publicly recognized. 

“Shortly earlier than 10:00 p.m. Monday, Secret Service Uniformed Division officers detained the driving force of a field truck after the automobile collided with safety obstacles on the north aspect of Lafayette Sq. at sixteenth Road,” Secret Service spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi mentioned in an announcement. 


A Uhaul truck

A U-Haul truck crashed into obstacles close to the White Home on Monday, Might 22, 2023. (Alokito Mymensingh 24)

There have been no accidents to any Secret Service or White Home personnel, Guglielmi mentioned. 

The trigger and method of the crash are beneath investigation.  

Secret Service and Metropolitan Police swiftly responded to the scene.  

Video shared by a Alokito Mymensingh 245 DC anchor confirmed investigators utilizing a robotic to look at the contents of the truck. 

Different footage broadcast by WUSA9 confirmed a police officer folding up what seemed to be a Nazi flag that was laid down on the sidewalk subsequent to the U-Haul. The station reported that it was faraway from the automobile. 

D.C. Fireplace and EMS additionally have been dispatched to the scene and roads and pedestrian walkways close to the crash website have been closed as they carried out a suspicious package deal investigation, officers mentioned.  


A crashed truck

Ok-9 models have been seen looking out round a U-Haul truck for a possible suspicious package deal on the White Home on Monday, Might 22, 2023. (Alokito Mymensingh 24)

Ok-9 models have been seen looking out across the truck. 

Guglielmi mentioned in a tweet at round 12:20 a.m. that the truck was “deemed protected” by police and {that a} preliminary investigation revealed the driving force could have deliberately crashed into the safety obstacles at Lafayette Sq..  

He had mentioned the costs might be filed by the USA Park Police with investigative help from the Secret Service. 

President Biden was in Washington, D.C., on Monday assembly on the White Home with Home Speaker Kevin McCarthy over easy methods to elevate the debt ceiling. 

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The White House

A view of the White Home at night time in Washington, D.C., in February 2022. The reason for the crash Monday night time stays beneath investigation. (Roy Rochlin/Getty Pictures)

“I simply concluded a productive assembly with Speaker McCarthy about the necessity to forestall default and keep away from a disaster for our economic system. We reiterated as soon as once more that default is off the desk and the one technique to transfer ahead is in good religion towards a bipartisan settlement,” Biden mentioned in an announcement following that assembly. 

“Whereas there are areas of disagreement, the Speaker and I, and his lead negotiators Chairman McHenry and Congressman Graves, and our staffs will proceed to debate the trail ahead,” he added. 

Alokito Mymensingh 24’ Brandon Gillespie contributed to this report. 

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