Off-Duty Secret Service Agent Stopped White House Intruder: Report


Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Is she up to the Job she is given

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson
Is she up to the Job she is given

The man who scaled the White House fence and broke into the executive mansion earlier this month was tackled by an off-duty Secret Service officer, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. According to the Post, an agent who was leaving for the night after seeing President Barack Obama’s family leave the premises by helicopter was walking through the White House when Omar Gonzalez dashed through the front door and into the East Room. Gonzalez, who was armed with a knife, reportedly overpowered another Secret Service agent near the main foyer before he was eventually tackled by the off-duty officer, who had been serving on the Obama daughters’ security detail. Prosecutors said last week that Gonzales had 800 rounds of ammunition in his car, in addition to a machete and two hatchets. Read more here: huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/30/secret-service-white-house-intruder_n_5908266.htmlwww