Police release name of man accused of driving vehicle into front gate of FBI Atlanta office


ATLANTA (AP) — Police in Georgia on Tuesday released the name of a man they say crashed an SUV into a front gate. at the FBI’s Atlanta office,

A DeKalb County police spokesperson said officers have secured a warrant for Ervin Lee Boling for interference with government property. The charges did not immediately appear in online court records Tuesday, and it was not clear if Bolling had an attorney who could comment.

The FBI said the crash happened just after noon Monday when the man tried to follow another vehicle through the gate. The man was taken to an Atlanta hospital for evaluation.

Pete Ellis, assistant special agent in charge of the agency’s Atlanta office, told reporters that passing special agents took the man into custody and no one was injured. Agents and bomb technicians examined the vehicle “as a precaution,” Ellis said.

Video from the scene shows a red-orange SUV with its hood hit by a retractable barrier just inside the front gate.

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