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Armed Man Who Reportedly Impersonated US Marshall AT RFK Jr. Event IDENTIFIED


The armed man who was arrested after reportedly impersonating a US Marshall at Robert F. Kennedy’s campaign event in Los Angeles has been identified.

The man who was carrying “a loaded gun in a shoulder holster and a badge stating he was a U.S. Marshal” has been identified as Adrian Paul Aispuro, 44.

Aispuro is now being held in Los Angeles on a $35,000 bail for carrying a concealed weapon.

Here was RFK Jr.’s original post announcing the arrest:

Here’s what ABC News reported:

An armed man accused of impersonating a U.S. Marshal was taken into custody at a Robert Kennedy Jr. campaign event in Los Angeles on Friday afternoon, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

A spokesperson from the LAPD said in a statement to ABC News that a radio call was generated around 4:30 p.m. local time reporting a man with “a loaded gun in a shoulder holster and a badge stating he was a U.S. Marshal.” LAPD officers arrived shortly after and arrested the man. The FBI was also present at the scene.

The LAPD said the man never brandished the gun or threatened anyone.

Adrian Paul Aispuro, 44, was identified Saturday as the suspect, according to booking details reviewed by ABC News. Aispuro is currently being held in Los Angeles on $35,000 bail for a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon.

According to a statement issued Saturday afternoon from Kennedy’s campaign, a private security team interacted with Aispuro ahead of Friday evening’s speech after Aispuro insisted that he was a part of the candidate’s security detail and asked to be taken to Kennedy “immediately.”

Per ABC 7 News Los Angeles:

The armed man accused of impersonating a U.S. Marshal at a Robert Kennedy Jr. campaign event in Los Angeles on Friday has been identified, and new video shows the moment he was taken into custody.

The video, which was posted on TikTok, shows 44-year-old Adrian Paul Aispuro being placed in handcuffs.

Video posted on TikTok shows 44-year-old Adrian Paul Aispuro being placed in handcuffs.

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, a radio call was generated around 4:30 p.m. Friday reporting a man with “a loaded gun in a shoulder holster and a badge stating he was a U.S. Marshal.”

LAPD officers arrived at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre shortly after and arrested Aispuro, who’s currently being held on $35,000 bail for a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon.



 

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