Port Authority Police work led to the stoppage of a vehicle on the New Jersey side of the Holland Tunnel yesterday, leading to the arrest of three individuals from the state of Pennsylvania on a variety of charges related to illegal possession of guns and ammunition. At this time, the investigation is continuing, but the agency does not believe the incident is terrorism-related.
At about 0740 hours on 6/21/2016 a motor vehicle was stopped by Port Authority Police at the Holland Tunnel, NJ Toll Plaza for an equipment violation (cracked windshield). Multiple weapons (Rifles and handguns) some loaded.
Mr John F. Cramsey, 50, Greenville PA, Mr Dean S.Smith, 53, Whitehall, PA, Ms Kimberly Arendt, 29, Lehighton PA were arrested carrying the following:
Weapons possession (5 pistols, AR 15 assault rifle, 12 gauge shotgun, marijuana(under 50 grams), drug paraphernalia (marijuana pipe)
Charges include: Unlawful possession of an assault rifle, Unlawful possession of a handgun, Unlawful Possession of a Shotgun, Poss of High Capacity Magazines, Transportation of an assault rifle, Transportation of High capacity Magazines, Possession of CDS.