U.S. Capitol Police say bomb threat suspect surrenders

U.S. Capitol Police say bomb threat suspect surrenders

SPEAKING TO REPORTERS ABOUT AN ACTIVE BOMB THREAT. SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. LET’S GET TO IT. TELEPHONE DOWN TO HIM BUT HE WOULD NOT USE THE TELEPHONE. SHORTLY AFTER THE — WE HAD DELIVERED THE TELEPHONE HE GOT OUT OF THE VEHICLE AND SURRENDERED. THE TACTICAL UNITS THAT WERE CLOSE BY TOOK HIM INTO CUSTODY WITHOUT INCIDENT. >> WERE THERE ANY EXPLOSIVES IN THE VEHICLE? >> WE DON’T KNOW IF THERE ARE ANY EXPLOSIVES IN THE VEHICLE. IT’S STILL AN ACTIVE SCENE WHILE HE HAS BEEN — HE HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE SIGN. WE DON’T KNOW AS OF YET. WE DO KNOW THAT HE HAS HAD SOME LOSSES OF FAMILY AND IT’S — I BELIEVE HIS MOTHER PASSED AWAY. WE SPOKE TO MEMBERS OF HIS FAMILY AND THERE WERE OTHER ISSUES THAT HE WAS DEALING WITH. THERE WILL BE MORE ON THAT BEFORE — AT A LATER TIME. >> WE ARE NOT AWARE — WE ARE NOT AWARE OF ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT OR MILITARY BACKGROUND. >> [INAUDIBLE]. >> IT’S AN ACTIVE SCENE THAT WE ARE TRYING TO RENDER SAFE. WE ARE ONGOING. >> NOT THAT WE ARE AWARE OF. >> HOURS. IT’LL TAKE HOURS TO ASSESS THE TEAM. >> [INAUDIBLE]. >> NO. >> >> AND GET THAT PART OF IT. >> [INAUDIBLE]. >> NOT AT THAT POINT. >> WE GAVE UP AND DIDN’T RESIST AND OUR FOLKS WERE ABLE TO TAKE INTO CUSTODY. >> IT WAS JUST HIS DECISION TO SURRENDER AT THAT POINT. >> WAS HE ACTING ALONE? >> RIGHT NOW WE HAVE NO INDICATION THAT HE WAS ACTING WITH ANYONE — ANYONE ELSE BUT THAT AGAIN IS PART OF THE ONGOING INVESTIGATION. >> DID YOU KNOW WHAT WE IS BEING CHARGED WITH? >> AT THIS POINT THE — AT THIS POINT WE WILL WORK WITH THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY IN TERMS OF GETTING ALL THE CHARGES. THE CRIMINAL HISTORY WE WERE ABLE TO DETERMINE WAS IN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA AND IT WAS NOT — IT WAS NOTHING — NOTHING THAT SERIOUS. WE JUST — THIS IS WHAT WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO FIND. >> [INAUDIBLE] ANYTHING OTHER [INAUDIBLE] >> WE HAD — WE HAD — WE HAD INFORMATION AND EVIDENCE OF WHAT WAS IN THE BED OF HIS TRUCK AND THERE WAS SOME THINGS THAT WERE CONCERNING BUT ULTIMATELY WE WERE ABLE TO TAKE HIM INTO CUSTODY WITHOUT INCIDENT. THERE WERE CERTAIN THINGS WE SAW — FOR INSTANCE A PROPANE GAS CONTAINER BUT OBVIOUSLY THAT WAS NOT — AT THAT POINT WE THINK THAT’S SAFE. >> YOU CAN CLARIFY THE SUSPECT’S NAME? >> I HAVE. >> KNOWING HIS NAME? >> FLOYD ROY ROSEBERRY. >> WITH AN O? >> WE WILL BE PUSHING OUT. >> I’M READING SOMEONE ELSE’S HANDWRITING SO I DON’T KNOW. HE IS IN CUSTODY RIGHT NOW. >> IS IN THE HOSPITAL? >> THE FIRST THING IS GOING TO BE A CRIMINAL CHARGES THAT WILL TAKE PLACE AND THEN ANYTHING — ANY NUMBER OF OUTCOMES ONCE HE IS GOES BEFORE A JUDGE. >> IS HE IN FEDERAL CUSTODY ON THE PROPERTY OR LIKE WHERE HE IS? >> HE WAS JUST TAKEN INTO CUSTODY. I DON’T KNOW IF HE IS STILL THERE OR BEEN TAKEN. HE HAS BEEN MOVED AWAY FROM THE SCENE. THANK YOU ALL VERY MUCH. WE APPRECIATE IT. >> TO ANSWER THE QUESTION WE JUST RUSHED OVER TO BRIEF YOU. WE ARE STILL PROCESSING A LOT OF INFORMATION AS WELL. AS SOON AS WE DO, WE ARE GOING TO KEEP PUSHING THINGS OUT ON TWITTER. WE WILL PUT OUT A NEWS RELEASE WITH FULL DETAILS, WITH ALL THAT STUFF. WE KNOW YOU HAVE A LOT OF QUESTIONS. >> YOU HAVE BEEN WATCHING THE PRESS CONFERENCE FROM CAPITOL POLICE. THE NEWS OUT THAT OF THAT IS THAT THE SUSPECT HAS SURRENDERED. INVESTIGATORS ARE SAYING THAT HE IS NOW IN CUSTODY, FLOYD ROSENBERRY IS THE SUSPECT’S NAME. BORN IN 1971. THE CHIEF THERE WAS SAYING THIS IS STILL AN ACTIVE SCENE. HE WAS OUT OF THE TRUCK. HE WAS ABLE TO BE — ARRESTED BUT THEY ARE STILL PROCESSING THAT TRUCK. HE IS TELLING — HE TOLD REPORTERS THERE THAT THEY HAVE TO RENDER THAT TRUCK SAFE. THEY ARE STILL KIND OF SEARCHING TO SEE WHAT WAS IN THERE. THIS IS A PERSON WHO ON THE LIVE STREAM SAID THERE WERE MULTIPLE BOMBS AND WAS THREATENING THAT HE HAD A DETONATOR. THEY ARE TREATING THAT OBVIOUSLY AS IF IT COULD BLOW UP. WE ARE NOT SURE THAT — THEY RUSHED TO THE SCEN TO UPDATE THAT’S SUSPECT HAD IN FACT SURRENDERED AND IS IN CUSTODY. WE WANT TO TAKE YOU BACK
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U.S. Capitol Police say bomb threat suspect surrenders

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