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USCP Arrests Driver at Security Checkpoint

February 4, 2021
Press Release

At approximately 9:05 a.m., on Thursday, February 4, 2021, United States Capitol Police Officers stopped an adult, female Suspect attempting to gain entry in her vehicle at a security checkpoint at New Jersey Avenue and D Street, SE.  The Officers advised the Suspect that she could not enter the checkpoint.  The Suspect ignored the Officer’s instruction and proceeded forward, striking a USCP Officer who was standing in front of her vehicle.  

The Suspect was placed under arrest and transported to USCP Headquarters for processing.  The Suspect has been preliminarily charged with Assaulting a Police Officer (APO), Assault with a Deadly Weapon-Vehicle, and Unlawful Entry.     

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