Man Arrested Near Capitol After IED, Rifle, Ammunition Allegedly Found in Jeep
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A man is under arrest in Washington after an improvised explosive device, a rifle and some ammunition were allegedly found in his jeep, Capitol Police said Friday.
The man stopped to ask police for directions near the Capitol building at about 11 a.m. EDT Friday, at the intersection of 2nd and Independence Avenue Southeast, according to Capitol Police
The officer responding noticed a rifle case on the car seat and inspected the jeep, discovering the IED, rifle and ammunition. A canine unit was enlisted to help.
(Snip) The IED is on its way to the FBI facility in Quantico, Va., for analysis.