*From:* Jordan Fabian <xxx@thehill.com>
*Date:* February 19, 2018 at 11:58:41 AM EST
*Subject:**Travel print pool report #2a - USSS statement*

The Secret Service is out with a statement about this morning's incident involving the driver of a press pool van:
Secret Service statement regarding events in Palm Beach, Florida February 19, 2018. The Secret Service can confirm that an individual serving as a staff contracted driver was briefly detained by U.S. Secret Service personnel and other law enforcement officials today. The individual was found to be in lawful possession of a prohibited item (firearm) outside the secure area at a Secret Service security screening checkpoint. The incident was investigated by the Secret Service and our partners at the Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office (PBSO) and resolved. At no time was any Secret Service protectee in danger or impacted. All Secret Service security measures worked.

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