U.S. Capitol police have confirmed that they are investigating a suspicious vehicle near the Supreme Court this morning, a day after the Supreme Court convened for a new hearing.
““We are investigating a suspicious vehicle in front of the High Court in First Street, NE,” Capitol police announced on Twitter. “Stay away from the area. We will provide more information as soon as possible.
NOW: We’re investigating a suspicious vehicle in front of the High Court in First Street, NE. Stay away from the area. We will provide more information as soon as possible. pic.twitter.com/j129pfKIMG
– US Capitol Police (@CapitolPolice) 5 October 2021
The news comes just two months later a man parked his pickup truck on a sidewalk outside the Library of Congress, claiming he had explosives. The man, identified as Floyd Ray Roseberry, of North Carolina, is accused of threatening to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempting to use an explosive device.
This is an evolving story.
Alan is a writer, editor and news junkie in New York.