PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — A person was arrested and charged after they allegedly sped through a security checkpoint at Joint Base Andrews last week.
A pickup truck sped through the main gate around 1:40 p.m. on July 1, a Joint Base Andrews spokesperson said.READ MORE: DeAllen Price of District Heights Indicted For Allegedly Killing Transgender Woman, Tavahn Ashton
Security Forces Airmen activated mechanical road barriers to prevent the driver from accessing more of the base and forcing the vehicle to stop.READ MORE: ‘Our Numbers Are Up About 500%’ Maryland Pushes To Vaccinate As Covid Delta Variant Spreads; Still No Plans For Another Mask Mandate
The person was arrested and charged with trespassing on a military installation and felony assault on a law enforcement officer.MORE NEWS: Maryland State Board Of Education Focuses On Safe Reopening Amid Parent, Teacher Concerns
The Security Forces Airmen were not seriously injured during the incident.