An allegedly tipsy trespasser downed tequila, then hopped a fence on the Nationwide Counterterrorism Center in Virginia — mistaking the fortress for a lodge, in response to new courtroom paperwork.
Jatinder Singh was busted round 5 a.m. March 14 making an attempt to ebook a room on the McLean advanced after climbing a safety fence, a federal affidavit mentioned.
“Defendant responded that he was there to hire a room,” the courtroom docs say.
Singh, who was “noticeably unsteady on his toes and exhibited slurred speech,” later ‘fessed as much as downing tequila that evening and mentioned he tried to retreat to the anti-terrorism mecca “looking for a meal and a spot to remain,” a CIA officer wrote within the affidavit.
Singh, who lives in Pottstown, Pa., was charged with trespassing and launched from federal custody the identical day. His subsequent courtroom date is Could 27.
He admitted to The Submit that he’d been consuming and hopped the fence to the federal property — however didn’t understand the place he was.
“I didn’t know that was federal property,” he mentioned Thursday. “I used to be simply searching for assist. I simply see the constructing with the lights.”