WASHINGTON — Authorities say a man wanted on an arrest warrant from a Maryland county was taken into custody when he reported for work at the White House, where he was employed as a private contractor.
News outlets report 29-year-old Martese Edwards was taken into custody at a checkpoint Tuesday. Prince George's County police say a man with the same name was wanted on a charge of attempted first-degree murder.
The Secret Service didn't provide the man's precise job or where he worked at the White House.
Edwards was charged in the district with being a fugitive from justice. It's unclear if he has a lawyer.