Port Authority Police
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. Police say they found a Walther P22 semi-automatic pistol in the vehicle’s console.
The incident happened outside Terminal 8 around 4:30 p.m., EMS said.
Police said the suspect ran out of the PATH station but was apprehended by police.
Port Authority police have arrested a truck driver, who they say has cheated the agency of $28,000 in tolls. Marcus Tifa is charged with theft of services and tampering with public records.
A maintenance foreman from Judlau Waterworks was shot in the chest, but his injuries were considered to be non-life threatening.
New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.
TSA screeners spotted the loaded gun inside the man’s bag Tuesday morning and alerted Port Authority Police. The arrest did not impact operations at JFK.
The mayoral hopeful was answering a question about airport security when he made his controversial remark.
Port Authority Police said the pistol was disassembled and was found wrapped in a t-shirt in a garbage can.
A Long Island man stood accused Tuesday of impersonating a police officer, after he was caught with fake badges at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Authorities pinpointed a possible suspect Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombings, and they said surveillance video could provide a critical clue in catching the attacker.
The agency’s police academy plans to hire up to 175 new officers from its upcoming class, which will begin in August.
Agents found the loaded .45 caliber pistol when the Cancun-bound man’s items were going through a metal detector Monday.
Police have arrested a suspect who they say punched and knocked a woman to the ground during an attempted robbery at the 9th Street PATH Station in October.
The exercise simulated a crash involving two jets. More than 300 people took part in the drill, including first responders and some people acting as passengers trapped on the planes.