FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Dynamic Plaques - FVT Plaques
FVT Plaques is introducing new dynamic plaques to recognize police and sheriff's...

Legally Defensible Training Records

Ask The Expert

Ari Vidali

CEO and Founder of Envisage Technologies

Top News

Man who Allegedly Fired Rounds at White House Arrested In Penn.

November 16, 2011  | 

Photo: U.S. Park Police
Photo: U.S. Park Police

Pennsylvania authorities on Wednesday arrested a man they believe fired several bullets at the White House.

On Tuesday, the Secret Service found a bullet that had been stopped by the reinforced windows installed inside the historic exterior glass used at the White House. An additional round was found outside. Gunfire had been heard Friday evening.

During the investigation, an AK-47 rifle was found in an abandoned car in the 2300 block of Constitution Avenue. Based on evidence found at that scene, the Park Police issued an arrest warrant for Oscar Ramiro Ortega, 21.

Ortega was in the custody of the Pennsylvania State Police on Wednesday afternoon after his arrest at a hotel near Indiana, Pa., reports CBS News.

The Park Police had released details of Ortega's description, including a tattoo with the word "Israel" on his neck, a heavy beard and other tattoos.

Ortega had an encounter with police in Arlington, Virginia, early on Friday, outside a house where he was believed to be squatting, but they did not arrest him, reports the New York Times.

ABC News reported that Mr. Ortega has a criminal record that includes domestic violence and drug charges.


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Video: Father Thwarts Teen Girl’s School Massacre Plot, Police Say
An 18-year-old student meticulously planned a mass shooting at her high school in which...
Video: W.Va. Trooper Shot Responding to Domestic
A West Virginia State Police trooper was shot and wounded Tuesday responding to a domestic...
Attorneys for BLM Activist Try to Get Officer’s Lawsuit Dismissed
An attorney for Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson urged a federal judge Monday to...
MS Deputy Shot in Leg, Suspect Dead
A Lowndes County, MS, deputy has been wounded and a suspect is dead following a chase that...
Suspect Killed in Shootout with California LEOs, Officer Saved by Vest
A suspect was killed late Sunday night after a shootout with officers from the Anderson...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine