- Beth Huth was charged with possessing a weapon on an agency installation
- Authorities say she drove up to CIA headquarters with a loaded handgun
- Huth was also alleged to have had $100,000 in cash and a passport
Law enforcement says a woman who drove to the entrance of the CIA headquarters in Virginia wearing a wig had a loaded gun, a passport and $100,000 in cash.
Beth Huth had her first court appearance on a charge of possessing a weapon on an agency installation Tuesday, The Washington Post reports.
An affidavit says Huth arrived at the main entrance of the compound in a white Kia Soul on Friday and communicated non-verbally.
When asked if she had anything illegal in the vehicle, Huth nodded and reached for a handbag.
Law enforcement says a woman who drove to the entrance of the CIA headquarters in Virginia wearing a wig had a loaded gun, a passport and $100,000 in cash. The CIA logo is shown on the floor of the agency headquarters in Langley in the above stock image
An officer told her to stop and write what she was searching for. She wrote ‘GUN.’
The officer found multiple items including the loaded 9mm pistol with several rounds of ammunition in the magazine and another magazine with five rounds of ammunition.
A public defender declined to comment on the case.
Court documents allege that she traveled all the way from Ohio to CIA headquarters.
Huth has a Virginia’s driver’s license. She has also resided in Richmond.
Prosecutors believe she has mental health issues. They say that she’s a flight risk.
Huth was also wanted from a domestic violence charge in 2016.