White House fence jumper not allowed back at college

In this photo provided by Vanessa Pena, a man jumps a fence at the White House on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in Washington. The man was immediately apprehended and taken into custody pending criminal charges, the Secret Service said. President Barack Obama and his wife and daughters were spending Thanksgiving the holiday at the White House. (Vanessa Pena via AP)

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The attorney for the Stamford man charged after he leapt over the White House fence with a rewritten national constitution in hand says his client has been refused re-entry to the University of Bridgeport.

Defense attorney Stephan Seeger tells The Stamford Advocate that 22-year-old Joseph Caputo was informed Tuesday that he wasn’t welcome back at the school because the administrators believes he committed a community standards violation.

Spokeswoman Leslie Geary says she can’t confirm Caputo’s suspension due to confidentiality laws.

Related: Attorney: White House fence jump was act of protest

Caputo pleaded not guilty to charges of unlawful entry onto restricted grounds.

He returned to Stamford on Monday after he released from federal custody. A psychiatric evaluation ordered by a federal judge Friday has not yet been completed.

Caputo was studying criminal justice and martial arts at the school.


Information from: The Advocate, http://www.stamfordadvocate.com

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