California Army Base Locked Down After Car Runs Gate

CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — A California navy base was put in lockdown Friday evening after a automobile went via the power’s important gate with out stopping, a navy spokesperson stated.

Naval Base Coronado spokesperson Kevin Dixon instructed KNSD-TV that the motive force was taken into custody by base guards after the “gate runner” drove with out stopping via the doorway of Naval Air Station North Island, a part of Naval Base Coronado.

A number of patrol vehicles surrounded the doorway close to third Road and Alameda Boulevard in Coronado round 10:30 p.m., KNSD-TV reported.

A number of gates on the air station close to San Diego have been closed whereas safety personnel checked the power, Dixon stated.

A submit on the Fb web page of Naval Base Coronado early Saturday morning stated, “The primary gate at Naval Air Station North Island is at present closed on account of a safety incident. Please avoid the primary gate whereas safety conducts its investigation.”

The Coronado Police Division have been investigating the incident with navy police, KNSD-TV reported.

Naval Air Station North Island is considered one of eight U.S. navy installations that make up Naval Base Coronado.

In February 2022, a motorist was discovered with bomb-making supplies on the identical gate on the bottom. The supplies weren’t assembled into a tool and the motive force was detained for questioning, the bottom stated on the time.

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