A person has been accused of coming into a marketing campaign occasion for Democratic presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in Los Angeles on Friday with a loaded weapon and impersonating federal enforcement.
The Los Angeles Police Division mentioned in a press release Saturday they have been known as Friday afternoon to the marketing campaign occasion for a report of a person who “had a loaded gun in a shoulder holster and a badge stating he was a U.S. Marshall.” The FBI was additionally on the scene.
LAPD has recognized the person as 44-year-old Adrian Paul Aispuro, who has been charged with carrying a hid weapon, in accordance with police.
Jail data present Aispuro was being held Saturday in lieu of a $35,000 bail. Public data didn’t point out if Aispuro had an lawyer.
Kennedy mentioned in a Fb put up that his personal safety element noticed Aispuro, including that he’s “nonetheless entertaining a hope that President Biden will enable me Secret Service safety.”
The Secret Service has mentioned that the choice on whether or not to grant safety for a presidential candidate is made by the secretary of Homeland Safety in session with congressional management. It’s only granted inside one yr of Election Day besides in “extraordinary” circumstances, “primarily based on risk evaluation and different elements.”
Kennedy’s father was assassinated in Los Angeles in 1968 whereas campaigning on the evening of the California Democratic presidential major.