Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) gives his opening remarks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the September 11th attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, on Capitol Hill, December 20, 2012 in Washington, DC.
BOSTON (AP) -- A man arrested outside Secretary of State John Kerry's Boston home over the weekend is headed to court.
State Department security officers spotted the man parked in a no-parking zone Sunday afternoon and called police.
Police say the man, 29-year-old Vladimir Romanov of Boston, told security officers he was taking pictures to show a friend. When asked to move his vehicle, he said he'd been drinking.
Kerry spokesman Glen Johnson issued a statement saying the man was taking pictures of a window in Kerry's house. He says a pellet gun was found in the vehicle.
Kerry, a former U.S. senator from Massachusetts, was not home.
Prosecutors say Romanov is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on a charge of having an open container of alcohol. The district attorney's office says no lawyer is listed for him.