WASHINGTON - (AP) - A physician and Navy veteran arrested at the Trump International Hotel after police found an assault-style rifle in his car is expected to make an initial court appearance.
Forty-three-year-old Bryan Moles of Edinboro, Pennsylvania, was arrested Wednesday in the nation's capital on weapons charges.
Police said they received a tip that Moles had sent a text message indicating he was traveling to visit the president with a carload of weapons. The Secret Service interviewed Moles and came away satisfied he was no threat to the president or anyone else they protect.
D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham says the weapons charge is serious and that his timely arrest may have averted a disaster.
Posts on Moles' Facebook page indicate he's a Trump supporter. He's expected in court Thursday afternoon.
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