NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A Newark man has been arrested on weapons charges at Newark Liberty International Airport after a loaded handgun was found in his car, the Port Authority Police announced Tuesday.
Ernesto Green, 21, was stopped on a parking garage ramp at Terminal A late Monday afternoon after his car was seen blocking traffic, police said.
When they ran his license, police say they found he had two outstanding warrants and arrested him.
Police say they found a Walther P22 semi-automatic pistol in the vehicle’s console.
Green is charged with unlawful possession of a handgun and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose. Police say he is being assigned a public defender. His bail was set at $50,000.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Police Hunt For Up To 10 Suspects In Bronx Robberies
- Truck Containing $500,000 In Coach Purses Stolen In Newark
- Pope Taps Allentown, Pennsylvania Bishop For Rockville Centre
- PHOTOS: Legendary Actor Kirk Douglas Turns 100
(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)