KUSA - Denver Police evacuated House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from the Grand Hyatt hotel in Denver Saturday after a man carrying two long rifles and two handguns walked into the lobby of the hotel.
Denver Police spotted the man, Joseph Calanchini, 29, of Pinedale, Wyo., walking through the hotel Saturday around 4 p.m. He is not a registered guest at the hotel, according to Grand Hyatt General Manger Ed Bucholtz.
Calanchini told police he is in Denver on business and is planning a safari to Africa. Police say Calanchinihad just had two of his rifles scoped at a nearby gun shop and carried them in cases through the hotel lobby, where Pelosi is staying, according to Lt. Ron Saunier, Denver Police Spokesman.