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Thu May 23, 2024, 07:46 PM May 23

Exclusive: Driver's Attempt at Breaching Quantico Gate Echoes Deadly Incidents at White House, U.S. Military Bases

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Exclusive: Driver’s Attempt at Breaching Quantico Gate Echoes Deadly Incidents at White House, U.S. Military Bases

Kelly Sienkowski May 10, 2024 at 4:46pm

Two people inside a box truck tried to force their way onto Quantico Marine Corps Base. … After being pressed by Potomac Local News, base officials today said that in the early morning hours of Friday, May 3, 2024, the two men drove a truck up to the base’s main gate on Fuller Road, just outside Dumfries, told guards that they were contractors for Amazon and were making a delivery to Quantico Town’s post office. The town is located inside the military base.

The men did not provide any approved access credentials, and police determined the vehicle had no affiliation with the base, so officers directed the truck to a holding area for standard vetting procedures. “One of the military police officers noticed the driver, ignoring the direct instructions of the officers, continued to move the vehicle past the holding area and attempted to access…Quantico,” said base spokesman Capt. Micheal Curtis.

Officers then used vehicle denial barriers, or roadblocks that were used to keep out cars, which prevented the two men from traveling further onto the base. The occupants were detained and eventually turned over to ICE, and no one was injured, said Curtis.

Multiple sources report one of the individuals inside the truck is a Jordanian foreign national who recently crossed the southern border into the U.S., and that one of the occupants is on the U.S. terrorist watch list. Quantico did not confirm this information.

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Exclusive: Driver's Attempt at Breaching Quantico Gate Echoes Deadly Incidents at White House, U.S. Military Bases (Original Post) mahatmakanejeeves May 23 OP
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