Secret Service Busts Latest White House Fence-Jumper Intruder hopped fence on southern perimeter, charges pending By Matt Cantor, Newser User Posted Apr 20, 2015 12:30 AM CDT 17 comments Comments A Secret Service officer stands at his post outside the White House fence in Washington, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (Newser) – Yet again, someone has climbed the White House fence, the Washington Post reports. The Secret Service says it arrested the intruder right away on the south side of the grounds at around 10:25 last night. A package the person was carrying was not dangerous, the Secret Service adds. Now "the individual is in custody and charges are pending," a spokesman says in a statement, per USA Today. The arrest comes after reports that spikes would be added to the White House fence.