Washington, D.C., police arrested a man on Wednesday for allegedly carrying a weapon and possessing unregistered ammunition near Vice President Kamala Harris’ residence, at 3400 block of Massachusetts Avenue. The 31-year-old Paul Murray of San Antonio, Texas, was stopped by Secret Service agent in reference to a suspicious person based on an intelligence bulletin that originated from Texas. He was charged with carrying a large-capacity ammunition-feeding device, a dangerous weapon, a rifle and unregistered ammunition.More exactly, he detained an “AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, 113 rounds of unregistered ammunition, and five 30 round magazines.” Police did not say what he had planned. A Secret Service official says none of the agency’s protectees were at the residence at the time of the incident.
Murray was being held pending a possible court appearance on Thursday. The weapons were recovered from his car. Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff have been staying at Blair House, some distance away, near the White House, while renovations are taking place at the vice president’s residence. Further details were not available.