White House intruder ammo: 800 rounds plus hatchets and machete.

White House Fence Jumper Had 800 Rounds of Ammo In His Car

White House Fence Jumper Had 800 Rounds of Ammo In His Car

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Sept. 22 2014 5:56 PM

White House Fence Jumper Had 800 Rounds of Ammo In His Car

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The north fence of the White House, which Gonzalez scaled.

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Omar Gonzalez, the Iraq war veteran who scaled a fence before breaking into the White House on Friday night, had more than 800 rounds of ammunition, two hatchets, and a machete in his car when he was arrested, prosecutors said today. He'd previously been stopped in August while carrying a hatchet in front of the White House, and was arrested in July with a cache of weapons. From the New York Times:

In July, Mr. Gonzalez was arrested after he led Virginia troopers on a high-speed pursuit along Interstate 81 in Southwest Virginia in his Ford Bronco. After being stopped, police found the vehicle filled with weapons, according to a release by the state police.
Among the items found in Mr. Gonzalez’s vehicle in July was a mini-arsenal of 11 guns including two shotguns and four rifles, some equipped with scopes and bipods that a sniper would use and “a map of Washington, D.C., with writing and a line drawn to the White House,” law enforcement officials said. He also had four pistols, three of them loaded, and a revolver. The inventory of Mr. Gonzales’ vehicle listed by the Virginia State Police indicates the items were found stored in his vehicle’s “bulky floor.”
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It appears that the charges against Gonzalez in Virginia are still pending. He is currently being held without bail.