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MacDill intruder arrested inside Colorado Army base
From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 06:57:36 +0000 (UTC)
By Howard Altman
Tampa Tribune Staff
August 8, 2013
On July 29, after showing her driver's license to the gate guards, a woman
made her way onto Ft. Carson in Colorado and wound up in a Special Forces
recruiting office. When she started asking questions about the 10th
Special Forces Group, headquartered there, it raised concerns and military
police were called in, according to a spokeswoman for the base.
The woman's name was Suzanne Jensen. When MPs checked her background, they
learned Jensen was facing charges in Florida after authorities said she
sneaked onto MacDill Air Force Base four times over a three-month period.
So they called El Paso County (Colo.) sheriff’s deputies, who arrested her
on outstanding warrants. Jensen was then shipped back to Tampa.
Jensen didn’t violate any rules by being on the base, according to
spokeswoman Dani Johnson.
"You don’t need a military ID to get on base," she said. "But that policy
The change, she said, has nothing to do with Jensen.
Jensen trespassed onto MacDill, home of U.S. Special Operations Command
and U.S. Central Command, between Oct. 1 and Jan. 4, according to federal
court records. She told base security that she twice scaled fences, one
time using an overturned garbage can as a ladder.
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- MacDill intruder arrested inside Colorado Army base InfoSec News (Aug 12)