Police arrest man in DC who had loaded handgun, fake inaugural credentials

One of the extraordinary security measures in Washington is now barbed wire. The capital becomes more of a fortress before the inauguration. There is a lot of very worrying chatter and you do not know what we are preparing for. Law enforcement is most concerned about domestic violent extremists and the threat they could pose in the days leading up to and during the inauguration. We have a special responsibility to ensure that there is a peaceful change of power in our country. A new FBI bulletin warns of the potential serious dangers of explosive devices in upcoming protests. Has a security plan been developed to respond to contingencies that could arise on January 20th? Authorities are now rolling back allegations that the rioters who stormed the capital intended to arrest and murder elected officials. However, they continued to fear the attack could encourage others and lead to deadlocks across the city, including the bridges on the National Mall and the Potomac River. I don't know if anyone raised their hand to say we are coming, we will be there, but we are preparing as if they are coming and part of that preparation now even includes Mawr troops in Washington, 25,000 National Guard troops who are now expected there by the day of inauguration,

Police arrest man in DC with gun loaded fake opening badges

Updated: 3:33 PM EST January 16, 2021

Above Video: US Capitol Turned Into Fortress Before Inauguration On Friday night, the US Capitol Police arrested a Virginia man as he tried to pass a police checkpoint in downtown DC with fake housewarming IDs, a loaded pistol, and over 500 rounds of ammunition according to a police report and a law enforcement agency briefed on the situation. The man identified as Wesley Allen Beeler pulled his pickup truck to a police checkpoint north of the Capitol building, the source told CNN. Beeler, of Front Royal, Virginia, presented officers with what was known as an unauthorized induction badge. When police asked Beeler if he was carrying guns, he told them he had a semi-automatic Glock pistol in the center armrest, the source said. According to the source, the Glock was loaded with 17 rounds of ammunition and a firing chamber. The police returned the pistol to the Metropolitan Police Department as well as 509 rounds of ammunition, shotgun shells and a magazine for the pistol. Beeler was arrested and charged, among other things, with possessing an unregistered firearm and possession of unregistered ammunition, the report said.

Above video: US Capitol was turned into a fortress before inauguration

On Friday night, the US Capitol Police arrested a Virginia man trying to pass through a police checkpoint in downtown DC with fake ID, a loaded pistol and over 500 rounds of ammunition. This is evident from a police report and a law enforcement source describing the situation.

Identified as Wesley Allen Beeler, the man drove his pickup truck to a police checkpoint north of the Capitol building, the source told CNN. Beeler, of Front Royal, Virginia, presented officers with something called an unauthorized induction badge.

When police asked Beeler if he was carrying guns, he told them he had a semi-automatic Glock pistol in the center armrest, the source said. According to the source, the Glock was loaded with 17 rounds of ammunition and a round chamber ready to fire.

According to an incident report by the Metropolitan Police Department, police recovered the pistol, along with 509 rounds of ammunition, shotgun shells and a magazine for the pistol. Beeler was arrested and charged, among other things, with possessing an unregistered firearm and possession of unregistered ammunition, the report said.

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