WASHINGTON (CBS SF) – A Hayward man is due in court Monday afternoon on charges that he tried to scale the White House fence.

CBS has confirmed that Jerome R. Hunt, 54, will be charged with unlawful entry related to the incident Sunday.

The Secret Service says the break in attempt happened at 10:25 p.m. Sunday.

The Secret Service said “this individual was immediately arrested by USSS Uniformed Division Officers.”

The agency has been beset by a series of security lapses, including an incident last Sept. 19 in which authorities said a man with a knife jumped a fence and ran inside the executive mansion, looking for the president.

It was the sixth time someone had jumped the fence in 2014 and the 16th in the past five years, according to the Secret Service.

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