Criminal Law

71-Year-Old Man Arrested with a Gun and Ammunition Near the U.S. Capitol

A man was arrested on Wednesday after it was discovered there was a handgun in his vehicle parked near the U.S. Capitol, authorities said.

Dennis Westover, 71, of South Charleston, W.Va., was arrested on Wednesday, according to a representative for D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department.

According to a press release from Capitol Police, he was seen parking at the intersection of Second Street and Washington Avenue SW, less than half a mile from the Capitol.

“The Suspect had exited the vehicle and walked north in the roadway of the 100 block of Washington Avenue, SW,” said the statement.

Read the source article at The Hill

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