Armed man arrested during Obama address

September 11, 2009 4:48:32 AM PDT
U.S. Capitol Police have arrested a Virginia man they say tried to drive into a secure area near the Capitol with a shotgun, a rifle and 500 rounds of ammunition in his car as the president gave his health care address to Congress. Joshua Bowman has been charged with two counts of possession of an unregistered firearm and one count of unlawful possession of ammunition. Each carries a possible one-year jail sentence and $1,000 fine.

Police say it's not clear what the 28-year-old's intentions were, but prosecutors have decided against more serious charges.

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