We are just learning that three individuals have just been arrested in New York City after a routine traffic stop, but police found an arsenal of weapons in their vehicle during the search. The race or ethnicity of the suspects is unknown at this point.
From Fox News:
Three people were arrested when police discovered a weapons cache in a vehicle headed to New York City during a search at the Holland Tunnel on Tuesday, officials confirmed to Fox News.
Authorities arrested two men in their 50s and a woman in her 20s after finding multiple weapons — some loaded — including rifles and handguns. NBC4 reported ballistic vests and a camouflage helmet were also found in the vehicle.
The trio was initially stopped by Port Authority Police at a toll plaza for a cracked windshield at 7:40 a.m., authorities said.
The Joint Terrorism Task Force is assisting the investigation, a source told NBC4.
The suspects’ final destination was unclear. The Holland Tunnel’s New York side is located in Lower Manhattan.
— Tony Aiello (@AielloTV) June 21, 2016
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