Subway Turnstile Jumper Had Loaded Gun: Police - NBC New York

Subway Turnstile Jumper Had Loaded Gun: Police

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Subway Turnstile Jumper Had Loaded Gun: Police
    NYPD
    Police say a turnstile jumper had this loaded gun on him.

    Police say a man they stopped for jumping a subway turnstile was carrying a loaded semi-automatic handgun.

    Two officers stopped the 22-year-old man after observing him jump the turnstile at the 145th Street station in Manhattan Wednesday night, according to the NYPD.

    After conducting a warrant check police say they discovered he was a repeat transit offender. As they placed him under arrest, police say the officers discovered the loaded Walthers .380 caliber handgun.

    Police identified the suspect as Otha Williams of the Bronx. He faces charges of criminal possession of a weapon, theft of service, criminal trespass and other charges.

    It wasn't immediately known if he had a lawyer.

    Get the latest from NBC 4 New York anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android