3 arrested for large amount of weapons just outside of New York City

Posted at 11:13 AM, Jun 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-21 14:20:21-04

Three people were arrested Tuesday when police found a large amount of weapons and some ballistic vests in their possession.

The people were headed to New York City and were searched while in the Holland Tunnel, NBC4 reports.

Police found loaded guns, rifles and vests among the three after stopping their vehicle because of a cracked windshield. Their names have not been released, but authorities said those arrested are two men in their 50s and one woman in her 20s.

Fox News reports that drugs were also recovered.

The vehicle was stopped on the New Jersey side of the tunnel around 8 a.m. Eastern.