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Media sounds the alarm as man nabbed in DC with pistol, 500 rounds of AMMO & 'fake pass' . . .neglects to tell rest of the story

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CNN and others rushed to report the arrest of a man at Washington's ‘checkpoint' with a pistol, 500 rounds of ammunition and a “fake” inauguration pass. The man said he was a security guard, and was released for the time being.
“There's very disturbing breaking news here in Washington. CNN reports U.S Capitol Police arrested a Virginia man with fake inaugural credentials, a loaded gun and over 500 rounds of ammunition,” CNN's Wolf Blitzer reported, saying there would be special coverage from the channel on the incident.
There's very disturbing breaking news here in Washington. CNN reports...
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Police Arrest Armed Man Near Capitol

Police Arrest Armed Man Near Capitol

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A Virginia man was arrested at a security checkpoint near the US Capitol on Friday evening after police said they found a pistol and more than 500 rounds of ammunition in his pickup. Seeing stickers on the truck with messages such as "If they come for your guns Give 'Em...
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Virginia Man Arrested At D.C. Checkpoint With Gun, 500 Rounds Of Ammo: Reports

Virginia Man Arrested At D.C. Checkpoint With Gun, 500 Rounds Of Ammo: Reports

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U.S. Capitol Police arrested Wesley Allen Beeler, who had an unauthorized inaugural badge and a loaded handgun on him, reports said.
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The Latest: Man arrested with handgun, ammo at DC checkpoint

The Latest: Man arrested with handgun, ammo at DC checkpoint

1 month ago   |   By

WASHINGTON - The Latest on the fallout and increased security efforts after the attack of the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump loyalists :
4:25 p.m.
Police have arrested a man with a handgun and 500 rounds of ammunition at a checkpoint in Washington set up ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
Wesley Allen Beeler was charged with carrying a pistol without a license after being stopped at the checkpoint near the U.S. Capitol on Friday.
Court documents say Beeler approached the checkpoint but did not have a valid credential for that area. An officer noticed he had “firearms-related...
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Man arrested at inauguration checkpoint with gun, ammo

Man arrested at inauguration checkpoint with gun, ammo

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Police have arrested a man with a handgun and 500 rounds of ammunition at a checkpoint in Washington set up ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
Wesley Allen Beeler was stopped at the checkpoint near the U.S. Capitol on Friday.
Court documents say Beeler approached the checkpoint but did not have a valid credential for that area. An officer noticed he had “firearms-related stickers” on his vehicle and asked him if he had any weapons inside.
The papers say Beeler told the officers he had a handgun under the armrest and police detained him at the scene. They searched his car...
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