The man, Yianny Georgopoulos, gained access to gained access to a restricted area near Pennsylvania Avenue and East Executive Avenue shortly after midnight Wednesday by moving a bicycle rack marked “No trespassing authorized personnel only” and “Restricted area do not enter,” according to court documents.
When confronted, Georgopoulos told a Secret Service officer that he was there to take President Trump two bottles of Crown Royal, a Canadian whiskey.
President Trump does not drink alcohol, stating that the motivation included his older brother Freddie Trump’s death stemming from alcoholism at the age of 42.
“If you don’t start you’re never going have a problem. If you do start you might have a problem. And it’s a tough problem to stop,” Trump said previously.
The officer ordered Georgopoulos to leave the restricted area and he was soon arrested and charged with unlawful entry.
After his arrest, the Canadian claimed he wanted the president’s help in finding a wife.
He also said he wasn’t sure when he would return to Canada, claiming he “can’t go home.” He did not elaborate. He said that he had been arrested recently for “threatening family members” and admitted to having stalked his cousin.
Court documents state that Georgopoulos acknowledged seeing the signs on the rack.
Georgopoulos was set to appear in court on Jan. 4 at 9:30 a.m., according to NBC 4.
The man, identified in court documents as 30-year-old Brain Whitehurst, pulled up to the resort on Dec. 30, 2018, and told Secret Service Agent Tim Donohue he needed to talk to the president about the trillions of dollars, reported The Associated Press. He said he was there to talk to Trump about “his $6.3 trillion.”
He didn’t elaborate on what he was talking about.
Donohue and a security official at the resort asked Whitehurst to leave but he refused.
Palm Beach police officers arrested Whitehurst on a misdemeanor trespassing charge and released him.
Man Charged After Toxic Letters Sent to Trump
In October 2018, a Utah man was charged with threatening to use a biological toxin as a weapon by sending letters to President Donald Trump and other leaders containing ground castor beans, the substance from which the poison ricin is derived.
William Clyde Allen III, 39, told investigators he wanted the letters to “send a message,” though he did not elaborate on what he meant.
The letters were intercepted by mail screeners.
Along with Trump, letters were found addressed to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, and the Navy’s top officer, Adm. John Richardson.
All of the letters tested positive for ricin but were later found to only have contained castor beans, which can be deadly if swallowed.
The case is expected to go before a grand jury.
From NTD News