According to the police report, Combs told officers he was unarmed before climbing the fence and ignoring signs that marked the area as restricted.
President Donald Trump was nearby in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building doing radio interviews at the time of the breach. He was told to stop on multiple accounts.
Curtis Combs, 36, of Somerset was arrested by District of Columbia police officers around 9:35 a.m. CT Tuesday, according to an arrest affidavit filed in superior court.
Combs later told investigators that he "wanted to become famous and thought jumping the White House fence and posting it to YouTube" would make him famous.
Curtis Combs, of Kentucky, told officers on the scene that his pre-jump antics were recorded but his big gesture was interrupted by Secret Service officers, so he didn't even get the incident on tape. He pleaded not guilty this Wednesday to a charge of unlawful entry, and has a court date set for November 9, 2017. His attorney, Edward Gain, did not return calls.Читайте также: Tarantino on Weinstein: 'I knew enough to do more than I did'
It's unclear why he chose to dress up as the beloved yellow Pokémon character.
On Twitter, the U.S. Secret Service says it found a suspicious package at the south fence line.
It's not clear if Combs was inspired by the previous Pokémon incident.
Combs told authorities he wanted to come back to the White House with his son for a tour, the arrest affidavit said.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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