Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez

Charged: January 15, 2012
Affiliation
None
State
District of Columbia
Sting
No
Involves Informant
No
Charges
  • Injury to a dwelling and placing lives in jeopardy
  • Firearms violations
FISA Notification
No
Pleaded Guilty: September 16, 2013
Sentenced: March 29, 2014
Imprisonment
25 years
Supervised Release
5 years
Details
Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez
  • Age
    29
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    White
Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez drove from Idaho to Washington, D.C., in an attempt to kill President Barack Obama, whom he described as “the devil.” Ortega-Hernandez drove his car outside the White House and used a semi-automatic rifle to fire out the passenger window. The Secret Service found a bullet hole in a window on the south side of the White House. Ortega-Hernandez was later arrested in Pittsburgh.
Current Location
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  • Beaumont Medium
  • beaumont, TX
  • Medium Security
  • Federal Correctional Institution