A homeless man was was arrested Tuesday night after climbing a fence at the White House.
The Associated Press reports the man, identified as 41-year-old James Dirk Crudup, was immediately captured by Secret Service agents, said agency spokesman Ed Donovan. Crudup was carrying a backpack, which is being examined for possible explosive material.
Donovan said Crudup will be charged with unlawful entry and contempt of court for violating an order to stay away from the White House.
It is believed President Obama was inside the White House at the time.