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Police Release More Details About Suspicious Vehicle, Street Closures

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U.S. Park Police had to call in the bomb squad last night and closed several streets around the National Mall after they spotted a suspicious vehicle.

Police now say that vehicle contained car batteries wired to propane tanks. It also contained a generator with wires attached to it in the bed of the truck. Police say the truck is owned by 66-year-old James Patock of Arizona.

Police also found firearms and ammunition inside Patock's trailer.

He's being charged unregistered ammunition and firearms offenses.

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