Capitol Police stop gun-toting South Carolina man from entering House office building

The U.S. Capitol Dome on Capitol Hill in Washington.

A 59-year-old South Carolina man was arrested in Washington, D.C. today after Capitol Police confiscated a 9mm Ruger handgun from the bag of a man trying to enter the Cannon House Office Building, according to a story posted at

Ronald William Prestage of Camden was arrested shortly after 9 a.m., the story says. He is charged with carrying a pistol without a license, a District of Columbia offense that carries up to five years in prison. Prestage has a concealed carry permit in South Carolina, the story says.

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