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U.S. Capitol Police inspect a suspicious vehicle after it was parked outside the Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

Capitol Police said officers pulled a man from a "suspicious vehicle" that was illegally parked in front of the Supreme Court Tuesday after closing several streets and advising the public to stay away from the area.

The big picture: Police said the man, identified as 55-year-old Dale Paul Melvin from Kimball, Michigan, is in custody and no one was injured.

What they're saying: Jason Bell, the department's deputy chief of operational services, said during a press conference Tuesday that Melvin illegally parked in front of the Supreme Court Building.

  • When officers confronted the man, Melvin told them, "The time for talking is done" and then refused to speak to the department's crisis negotiation officers, according to Bell.
  • Around 11 a.m., officers "moved in and removed him from the vehicle and placed him under arrest," Bell said. "At this time, no weapons have been found. It is currently under investigation, and it's still an active crime scene."

Context: A North Carolina man in August threatened to detonate a bomb inside of his vehicle, which was parked outside of the Library of Congress, according to law enforcement.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with new details throughout.

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Capitol Police officer indicted for obstructing Jan. 6 investigation

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the Capitol on Jan. 6. Photo: Brent Stirton/Getty Images

A U.S. Capitol Police officer has been indicted on obstruction of justice charges for allegedly helping hide evidence of a participant's involvement in the Jan. 6 riot.

Driving the news: Officer Michael A. Riley, 50, is accused of telling the unidentified participant, referred to as "Person 1," in the Jan. 6 riot to delete posts from Facebook, which showed them in the Capitol during the attack.

Judge orders police union boss not to comment on Chicago's vaccine mandate

Chicago police officers arrive at the Fraternal Order of Police building on Oct. 13, 2021. Photo: Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images

A judge on Friday issued a temporary restraining order against the Chicago police union president, barring him from making statements discouraging members from reporting their COVID-19 vaccine status to the city, according to the Chicago Tribune.

The big picture: The order came just hours before the deadline for Chicago city employees to report their vaccination status, but city officials said it would take days for them to determine who got shots and who did not, according to ABC 7 Chicago.

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Reports: Up to 17 U.S. missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

Haitian soldiers guard the public prosecutor's office in Port-au-Prince earlier this month. Photo: Richard Pierrin/AFP via Getty Images

Children were among up to 17 American Christian missionaries and their relatives kidnapped by a gang in Haiti on Saturday, the New York Times first reported.

Details: The missionaries had just left an orphanage and were traveling by bus to the airport to "drop off some members" and planned to travel to another destination afterward when the gang abducted them in Port-au-Prince, Haitian security officials said, per the NYT.