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: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1.8K New Cases & 15 Deaths Reported Saturday
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: Maryland Weather: Mild Saturday, With Temps Dropping Sunday
The person was arrested and charged with trespassing on a military installation and felony assault on a law enforcement officer.MORE NEWS: Health Officials Urge Vaccination & Boosters As COVID-19 Rate Rises, Omicron Arrives In Maryland
The Security Forces Airmen were not seriously injured during the incident.