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Guns, rifles found during Holland Tunnel traffic stop, Port Authority says

A cache of weapons was found inside a

A cache of weapons was found inside a vehicle during a traffic stop at the New Jersey side of the Holland Tunnel on June 21, 2016, the Port Authority said. Pictured: The New York side of the Holland Tunnel is viewed on Sept. 9, 2011. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Justin Sullivan

Three people were arrested near the Holland Tunnel on Tuesday after numerous loaded weapons were discovered inside their vehicle, a Port Authority spokesman said.

According to the spokesman, the trio was stopped at the New Jersey toll plaza around 7:40 a.m. after police noticed the vehicle had a cracked windshield. It wasn't immediately clear which direction the vehicle was headed.

Upon further investigation, police found a cache of rifles and handguns, some of them loaded, the spokesman said. Bulletproof vests were also discovered, according to published reports.

Two men in their 50s and a woman in her 20s were arrested at the scene, according to the Port Authority.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.


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