Skip to comments.Secret Service Searched Occupy D.C. Camp For Person Who Shot At White House
Posted on 11/16/2011 8:25:30 AM PST by Qbert
The Secret Service searched Occupy D.C. on Monday for a man suspected of firing bullets at the White House on Friday, one of which was stopped by the buildings ballistic glass.
Protestor Ralph Wittenberg told TPM on Tuesday evening that authorities came through searching for a so-called terrorist who shot at the White House, with no warrant, they went into everybodys tents.
A person handling media requests for Occupy DC confirmed the searches and said they were led by the Secret Service. The agency did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Police have been trying to locate 21-year-old Oscar Ortega Hernandez, a mentally ill man from Idaho who authorities say is connected to the incident, which apparently took place on Friday.
Agents began investigating after gunshots were heard on Friday night, but NBC Washington reports that agents didnt discover the bullets until Tuesday morning.
One bullet hit an exterior window of the White House but was stopped by the bulletproof glass behind the historic glass. An additional round was found on the exterior of the building, the Secret Service told the news channel. Authorities recovered an AK-47 rifle near the scene.
Strangely, the Secret Service says the agency isnt yet positive that the Friday incident is linked to the bullets found on the grounds of the White House.
They’re just like the Tea Party </MSM>
George Bush did it with his long-range rifle.
The occunazis were my first thought.
When you stir up the psychos they become uncontrollable loose cannons.
This OWS shooting is like all of the Tea Party shootings.
Wait...There weren’t any Tea Party shootings. Or rapes, or murders, or public displays of pooping.
It is time to clean these pigs out.
Well, considering Obama’s net worth. He IS one of those EVIL 1% that the OWS folks supposedly hate so much...
Is a warrant required for squatters ?
What a complete Twit !
Is a warrant required for squatters ?
Are the Democrats planning to eliminate 0bama,
so they can clean house and run Hillary for President next year ?
Suspect: 21-year-old Oscar Ramiro Ortega, who has a lengthy criminal record in eastern Idaho
Like all things Texan, that is a loooonggg-range rifle.
Isn’t this the same crowd that ELECTED “O”??
Yes; they seem to be simple minded anarchists.
Imagine the firkin’ firestorm from the MSM if this had been a Tea Party member.
Although if Obama is in fear of his life he would probably act like Osama did in his final minutes.......
Michelle, if there's danger, don't stand to close to the potus
Doesn't this basically describe the whole OWS crowd??
I’ll be the first to say it... Cain’s fault!
Didn’t Cain say that the Occupy folks should be protesting at the White House???
I think the federales had it right in this instance.
Oscar Ortega-Hernandez, described as a 21-year-old Hispanic, has a lengthly record ranging from domestic violence to drug charges.
I sure hope the searchers were wearing haz mat gear...
A broken window in the WHITE HOUSE isn’t noticed for several days?
I’d check that AK’s srno closely. It’s had time to do some “walkin”.
the suspect, 21-year-old Oscar Ortega-Hernandez. The suspect has a record of arrests in Idaho, Utah and Texas, according to MyFoxDC
The top dogs in the Democrat party know that.
Gunshots on Friday where a bullet hit a window of the White House but it was not discovered until Tuesday?
Total BS. The technology being used for protection would have set off all sorts of alarms.
The shooter was obviously trying to camouflage himself amongst Obama’s friends.
Wow Mr Cain might have well put a target symbol on the white house, those darn republicans starting all these violent incidents with their hateful violent rhetoric./SARC
White House shot twice; officials still looking for Oscar Ortega-Hernandez
White House officials found a window that was shot this morning that they believe might be connected with Friday's shooting incident.
“Events like Occupy..... attract the homeless (free meals, still outdoors, chicks and dope). They also attract the mentally ill. In most cases any medicine they brought with them will be stolen quickly and next thing you know your encampment has a crowd of schizophrenics around, with no meds, and nowhere to go.”
You’ve just described Obozo’s National Re-Election Headquarters.
“Is a warrant required for squatters ?”
There’s actually a case out there from the loony Ninth Circuit that held that a warrantless arrest in a tent on public grounds violated the 4th Amendment:
“The threshold issue is whether the Fourth Amendment protects a person’s privacy interests in a tent located on a public campground...We hold that Gooch’s warrantless arrest in his tent violated the proscription of the Fourth Amendment, absent exigent circumstances.”
“Gunshots on Friday where a bullet hit a window of the White House but it was not discovered until Tuesday?
Total BS. The technology being used for protection would have set off all sorts of alarms.”
—Yep, it does seem very fishy.
I would expect nothing less from the Ninth Circus.
From a grassy knoll in Dallas.
According to Drudge this morning you can add scabies and ringworm to the list.
Anarchist to islamist.
I would consider searching for a person after shooting st an occupied structure as an extingent circumstance. No warrant needed.
The authorities had said earlier that an AK-47 assault rifle was found in the abandoned car, and that the evidence at the scene led the authorities to seek Oscar Ramiro Ortega, 21, described as 5-feet-11 and 160 pounds, with a medium build, brown eyes and black hair, and distinctive tattoos.
The Park Police, who have issued a warrant for Mr. Ortegas arrest, also said he had a tattoo with the word Israel on his neck, and published photos with other details of his appearance including a heavy beard and other tattoos.
News reports said that Mr. Ortega had an encounter with police in Arlington, Virginia, early on Friday, outside a house where he was believed to be squatting, but they did not arrest him.
ABC News reported that Mr. Ortega has a criminal record that includes domestic violence and drug charges.
Abert!! Nice to see you back. When can we flame your ass off? What an ass.
“Abert!! Nice to see you back. When can we flame your ass off? What an ass.”
If you’re going to trash somebody... you should probably check the name first. Sheesh.
I'm not surprised that some OWS person would shoot at a public building.
Apparently, laws don't apply to them.
German powers that were: Blame Jews, Gypsies,business owners, bankers.
Leftist US powers that be and OWS crowd that they support: Blame Tea Party, Christians, Soldiers, Patriots, Jews, business owners, bankers.
German powers that were: Had thugs in the street that they supported and they wore brown shirts.
Leftist US powers that be: Have thugs in the street that they support and wear colorful shirts.
German powers that were: Had thugs in the street that go unruly and got out of hand.
Leftist US powers that be: Had thugs in the street that go unruly and got out of hand.
“Theyre just like the Tea Party “
If you don’t count their defecating and urinating in public/overwhelming odor, the 3rd world diseases afflicting them, the theft, rapes, assaults, murders and attempted homicides—why, just like!
“The Park Police, who have issued a warrant for Mr. Ortegas arrest, also said he had a tattoo with the word Israel on his neck, and published photos with other details of his appearance including a heavy beard and other tattoos.”
—How long before the leftists start a meme that Ortega was a “Zionist terrorist” because of his tattoo?
(I believe “Israel” is actually a fairly common Hispanic name).
*Oscar Ortega Hernandez, a mentally ill man...
Doesn’t this basically describe the whole OWS crowd?? *
It would be difficult to narrow it down in that crowd!
Did you see Mr.K's take?
His is much better. I completely missed the Peoples’ Courts, summary judgments and hippies hanging from lamp posts.