Chester County Man Charged in White House Security Breach

A Chester County man was one of three people charged in White House security breaches in Washington Sunday and Monday.

Curtis Smith, 33, of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, allegedly climbed over the outer perimeter stone wall of the White House at 15th and E Street NW Sunday around 1:45 p.m. He was immediately arrested and taken into custody by Secret Service Uniformed Division Officers.

Ian Boone, 40, of Cambridge, Ontario and Michael Fogg, 27, of Newport News, Virginia, were also charged in two other White House security breaches.

Boone allegedly climbed over the bike rack at the outer perimeter near 15th and E Street, NW around 11:30 p.m. Sunday before being detained by Uniformed Division Officers.

Fogg allegedly entered a pedestrian gate to the White House after a construction worker exited near East Executive and Pennsylvania avenues, NW around 6:45 a.m. Monday. He was also detained by Uniformed Division Officers.

All three men are charged with unlawful entry.

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