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NSA gate incident: 2 Fort Meade suspects released, third turned over to Howard County Sheriff's Office

NSA gate incident: 2 Fort Meade suspects released, third turned over to Howard County Sheriff's Office

Two of the men who were arrested Wednesday at Fort Meade — where the driver of an SUV attempted to enter the National Security Agency compound — have been released, and the third has been handed over to the Howard County Sheriff’s Office, the FBI said Thursday.

The driver of the SUV, an NSA police officer and a civilian bystander were injured in the incident, which happened shortly before 7 a.m. at Gate 1 on Canine Road, off Maryland Route 32.

The investigation is ongoing, but “we do not see a nexus to terrorism,” FBI Baltimore field office spokesman Dave...

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