Sean Patrick Keoughan, 29, said “this is a test” as he was taken to the ground by security, according to NBC News. He was identified Sunday by police.
According to CNN, the Keoughan's claim just after 11 p.m. prompted an upgrade in White House security, the Secret Service said. Officials, who closed nearby streets, did not say whether he actually had a bomb, CNN reported.
The incident occurred just hours after another person allegedly jumped "over a bicycle rack in front of the White House" and a week after a White House fence-jumper reportedly evaded security officials for 15 minutes, CNN reported.
Keoughan was arrested and charged with false bomb threats and unauthorized use of a vehicle, according to NBC News.