CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — A California army base was put in lockdown after a automobile went via the power’s essential gate with out stopping, a army spokesperson mentioned.
Naval Base Coronado spokesperson Kevin Dixon informed KNSD-TV that the motive force was taken into custody by base guards after the “gate runner” drove with out stopping Friday evening via the doorway of Naval Air Station North Island, a part of Naval Base Coronado.
A number of patrol automobiles surrounded the doorway close to third Avenue and Alameda Boulevard in Coronado round 10:30 p.m., KNSD-TV reported.
A number of gates on the air station close to San Diego have been closed whereas safety personnel checked the power, Dixon mentioned.
A put up on the Fb web page of Naval Base Coronado early Saturday mentioned, “The primary gate at Naval Air Station North Island is at the moment closed attributable to a safety incident. Please keep away from the primary gate whereas safety conducts its investigation.”
The Coronado Police Division was investigating together with army police, KNSD-TV reported.
Naval Air Station North Island is considered one of eight U.S. army installations that make up Naval Base Coronado.
In February 2022, a motorist was discovered with bomb-making supplies on the identical gate on the bottom. The supplies weren’t assembled into a tool, and the motive force was detained for questioning, the bottom mentioned on the time.