“No, I am a friend of the President. I have an appointment,” the suspect said when approached by an officer, according to a report released Saturday by the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department.
Asked how he got there, the suspect told officers: “I jumped the fence.” Afterwards,he was arrested by the secret service.
Reports reveal he had a backpack on him at the time.It was screened for any potential bombs or hazardous materials.He was found free of bombs and chemicals or weapons.
This isn’t the first time someone jumped the white house fence.Recently there has been a few.Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland, barely made it to the lawn in October 2014 before he was subdued as he fought off two police dogs.
On April 2015, Jerome R. Hunt, of Hayward, California, climbed the fence on the south side of the White House complex while carrying a suspicious package, later deemed harmless.
In April 2014 a man with Pikachu hat made it over the White House fence and onto the north lawn, where he was apprehended, the Daily News reported.
First seen on CNN.