Doctor in Trump Hotel case released but due back in court

Police found a handgun, a high powered assault rifle and 90 rounds of ammunition in his auto, and was then promptly arrested.

A Washington D.C. superior court judge temporarily agreed Thursday to release Bryan Moles, 43, the Pennsylvania man who was arrested for bringing high-powered weapons and ammunitions, including an assault rifle, a Glock and a Carbin 15 Bushmaster to President Donald Trump's International Hotel in Washington D.C. and wanted to meet the president, according to authorities. He is being charged with unlawful possession and transportation of a firearm.

Moles must also stay out of Washington, except for court appearances and legal appointments, and he can not go near the White House or the Trump International Hotel when he is in town, the judge ordered. He's expected in court Thursday afternoon.

Dorian Adamik, the police chief in Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania, said the department got a call from a resident about Moles on Tuesday night.

In a voice-mail message turned over by a tipster, Moles allegedly said he stockpiled his black 2017 BMW with so much survival gear that it "looked like Timothy McVeigh or Eric Rudolph was going on a camping trip", according to prosecutors, referring to one of the 1995 Oklahoma City federal building bombers and the serial bomber who attacked the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

Moles said in the voicemail that he was a "refugee" who wanted to bring down the pharmaceutical industry, and that his vehicle was full of ammunition and survival gear, police said.

The police chief said his department and the Secret Service had received information that an adult male was travelling to the District of Columbia, possibly the Trump International Hotel, armed with weapons. Someone replied, "Trump all the way".

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In addition to approving Itoh as the defendant's court-appointed counsel, U.S. Magistrate Judge Robin Meriweather released Moles on the condition that he check in regularly with authorities in Georgia, and undergo a mental health evaluation and treatment.

Moles' friends and family disputed accusations that he is mentally distrubed and said that the weapons charges can be chalked up to a misunderstanding about Washington's gun rules. "The dark side wants to disarm the public so they can ... just walk through any resistance to their fascist thought police".

She claimed there is "absolutely no way" Moles was really planning to engage in a violent act. Moles liked the comment. She said Moles "cannot be a more standup man".

She said guns were prevalent in the rural area near Lake Erie where she and Moles grew up, and he had always owned them. The doctor lives in Edinboro, Pennsylvania which is located approximately 350 miles from Washington.

He had worked at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, which said in a statement that he had previously been put on administrative leave.

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