Armed woman who crashed into White House barrier identified (pictures)

Support Team DML. Get the bumper sticker. CLICK HERE

On Friday afternoon, an armed woman crashed her vehicle into a security barrier near the White House. On Saturday, police released her identity.

According to U.S. Secret Service twitter announcements posted late Friday afternoon, the vehicle did not breach the security barrier, “the female driver of the vehicle was immediately apprehended,” and “no law enforcement personnel were injured during the incident.”

According to the New York Post, that driver was Jessica R. Ford, 35, of La Vergne, Tenn.

From the Post: Ford, who has had previous run-ins with law enforcement near the White House, was holding a pistol while she was behind the wheel, according to a Metropolitan Police Department report cited by WTTG-TV.

The Washington Times reportsWhen she refused to drop the gun, Secret Service agents grabbed her, pulled the firearm from her hand and dragged her out of the passenger side window, according to reports.

After the incident, President Donald Trump sent a Twitter message thanking “the great men and women of the United States ­Secret Service” and commending them for “a job well done!”

For more on this story, click the "read more" button below.


"BUILD THE WALL" bumper stickers now on sale. (BUY NOW)

If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).

To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.


Comment via Facebook

Send this to a friend