LOS ANGELES — A person was arrested at a Robert F. Kennedy Jr. marketing campaign occasion in Los Angeles on Friday after he allegedly impersonated a U.S. Marshal whereas carrying a loaded gun, police stated.
The occasion befell on the Wilshire Ebell Theatre within the 4400 block of West eighth Street, the place Kennedy was giving a speech to mark Hispanic Heritage Month by discussing the necessity for “a comprehensive policy to secure the border and ease immigration pressure,” based on a information launch.
Police obtained a radio name at about 4:30 p.m. reporting a person with a loaded gun, a shoulder holster and a badge that said he was a U.S. Marshal, stated J Chavez, public info officer with the Los Angeles Police Department. The onsite safety group didn’t acknowledge the person as being a part of the element, he stated. The man didn’t brandish a gun or threaten anybody, Chavez added.
Kennedy wrote on X that the person had recognized himself as a member of Kennedy’s safety element and tried to strategy the Democratic presidential candidate. Private safety officers detained the person till police arrived, Kennedy wrote.
The man was arrested and brought to Wilshire Station, then booked on suspicion of a felony cost of carrying a hid firearm, Chavez stated. Police recognized him as Adrian Paul Aispuro, 44. He remained jailed Saturday in lieu of $35,000 bail, reserving data state.
Kennedy’s father, Robert F. Kennedy, was assassinated at Los Angeles’ Ambassador Hotel in 1968 simply after successful California’s Democratic main. His uncle, President John F. Kennedy, was assassinated in 1963.