Queens detectives were hot on the trail of 23-year-old Prodromos Vasilopoulous when he managed to get past security at JFK Airport with a stun gun in his carry-on bag.
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The move was prompted by a video that surfaced on youtube that appears to show the officers kicking and stomping with a man who had been subdued by a stun gun.
Hugh Murray, 26, was arrested after he was spotted weaving in and out of traffic in his BMW on Hempstead Turnpike near Merrick Avenue in East Meadow around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, police said.
Port Authority Police confiscated the weapon and arrested the man on a weapons charge. Operations at the airport weren’t impacted.
The Transportation Security Administration said the passenger was stopped on Thursday morning.
Authorities say a college student from China was arrested trying to carry a combination stun gun and flashlight onto a plane in New York City.
A police officer in Milford, Conn., used a stun gun on a Wal-Mart shopper who allegedly punched another customer.
Heading to the Jets game on Sunday or the Giants game on Monday? Pack some patience along with your team spirit.
“I did what I had to do,” the man who was charged with sneaking a stun gun into MetLife Stadium on Sunday — and using it in an upper-deck melee — told the New York Daily News.
Last week, Jets coach Rex Ryan said “it’s probably not recommended that you wear Cowboys stuff” to MetLife Stadium. DJ Charlamagne Tha God says that may have had something to do with his father, Leroy McKelvey, packing the weapon.
Despite beefed up security efforts surrounding the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a man slipped a stun gun device past security at MetLife Stadium and then used it on fans during the Jet-Cowboys game.
Flight 1179 had flown to Newark from Logan Airport in Boston at 10:00 p.m. last Friday. Officials were unclear where – or how – the stun gun made it on the plane.
New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow announced a new policy Thursday to lift restrictions on the use of stun guns by law enforcement.
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