Three individuals have been arrested with a number of loaded weapons, knives and ballistic vests at the Holland Tunnel Tuesday when police stopped them for driving with a cracked windshield, authorities inform NBC 4 New York.
The three people, two males of their 50s and a lady in her 20s from Pennsylvania, have been stopped on the New Jersey aspect of the tunnel round eight a.m., authorities stated.
A search of their car — a brightly coloured Dodge utility car with brand decals for Tonka, Monster vitality drinks and one other one which learn “Higher Ground Tactical”, apparently a gun vary and store in Emmaus, Pennsylvania — revealed the weapons cache.
The weapons seized included long-range weapons in addition to handguns. A camouflage helmet with what gave the impression to be night time goggles was additionally recovered. Two senior regulation enforcement officers say the three suspects are so-called “gun enthusiasts” and don’t have any nexus to terror. There isn’t any recognized menace.
Drugs have been within the car together with the weapons, based on one regulation enforcement official. One of the suspects allegedly advised authorities the trio was en path to Queens to attempt to save a pal who’s on heroin and being held in opposition to her will. Police are in search of the doable lady in Queens.