Associated Press, November 7, 2017
A Dallas man was arrested Monday at the White House after he reportedly traveled to Washington intending to kill ‘all white police’ at the executive mansion.
The Secret Service said in a statement that an alert had been issued by the Montgomery County Police Department in Maryland to be on the lookout for Michael Arega.
Officers spotted him on the north side of Pennsylvania Avenue near Lafayette Park.
Arega had even ‘checked-in’ and posted his location at the White House on his own Facebook page.
Police were told to be on the lookout after being contacted by Arega’s wife in Texas about her husband’s threatening statements
Police issued the lookout after being contacted by Arega’s wife in Texas about her husband’s threatening statements.
The Secret Service said Arega was not armed at the time of his arrest.