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Man tased and arrested after attempting to sneak a hammer into the Capitol Building

Man tased and arrested after attempting to sneak a hammer into the Capitol Building


A person was tased and arrested by police Friday after he tried to get contained in the US Capitol Building with a hammer, in line with authorities. 

An X-ray machine on the Capitol Visitor Center detected the hammer hidden inside 33-year-old Christopher Snow’s backpack shortly earlier than 4 p.m., in line with Capitol Police, because the Senators ready to vote on laws to avert a partial authorities shutdown. 

A wrestle ensued when a Capitol Police officer tried to look the Ohio man’s belongings and Snow tried to seize the backpack, changing into combative, in line with the USCP. 


The hammer was detected by an X-ray machine contained in the Capitol Visitor Center. REUTERS

Officers used a Taser on Snow earlier than taking him into custody. He is being charged with assault on a police officer.

“These officers did what they had been skilled to do and stopped this man from stepping into the US Capitol,” USCP Captain Andrew Pecher mentioned in a press release. “Great work from the officer who noticed the hammer, to the officers who rapidly took the suspect into custody.”

The USCP shared a picture of the yellow-handled hammer Snow tried to carry contained in the safe constructing. 


Hammer




Snow faces a cost of assault on a police officer. United States Capitol Police

Investigators are attempting to find out why Snow tried bringing the software into the Capitol. 

Earlier this 12 months, Capitol Police revealed that greater than 8,000 threats to members of Congress had been investigated final 12 months, a rise from 2022, when 7,500 threats had been probed.

Friday’s incident additionally comes at some point after President Biden was on the Capitol to ship his annual State of the Union handle to a joint session of Congress. 

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