Man Carried Loaded Machine Gun into Manhattan Subway Station: Cops

Police recovered a loaded Smith & Wesson .45-caliber handgun and a loaded Intratec Luger Tec-9 machine gun.

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2012  |  Updated 6:32 AM EDT
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Police recovered a loaded Smith & Wesson .45-caliber handgun and a loaded Intratec Luger Tec-9 machine gun.

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A South Carolina man has been arrested for carrying two loaded weapons into a city subway station, police say.

The NYPD says a police officer stopped the suspect after seeing him go into in Manhattan subway station Sunday night without paying. The officer then noticed a handgun in the man's waistband.

Police recovered a loaded Smith & Wesson .45-caliber handgun and a loaded Intratec Luger Tec-9 machine gun. Police say the machine gun was found inside a bag the man was carrying.

Police identified him as 33-year-old Allen Reggie of Columbia, S.C. He's charged with criminal possession machine gun, criminal possession weapon loaded firearm and other charges.

It was not immediately clear whether he has a lawyer.

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