TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The military says two heavily armed people
are in custody after trying to enter MacDill Air Force Base outside
The base is home to U.S. Central Command, which runs the U.S.
wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Base public affairs officer Senior Airman Katherine B. Holt
reports a man and woman were unable to show proper identification
Monday evening, and their vehicle was searched. Security found
military-style gear and weapons in the sport utility vehicle but no
explosives. Holt says she didn't know how many weapons were removed
but they were rifle-type.
The suspects names were not released.
The military is investigating and says the base is operating