CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Washington state man who said he was traveling to see President Donald Trump has pleaded guilty to assaulting Secret Service special agents in West Virginia.
Joshua Wills of Bremerton, Washington, admitted in federal court that he intended to drive to Washington, D.C., to meet the president.READ MORE: Gunfire At Ohio Vigil For Homicide Victim Kills 1, Hurts 5
The Secret Service started investigating Wills after receiving reports he had a dangerous weapon on his trip.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Brings Back 'Picnic In Your Park' Event For June
Prosecutors say Wills was arrested in October 2018 after a standoff at a St. Albans campground in which he raised a 3-foot-long sword.
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