Maryland man arrested with loaded gun in front of Queens precinct: officials

NEW YORK — A 30-year-old Maryland man was arrested outside of a Queens precinct with a loaded gun over the weekend, authorities said.

The Beltsville resident, Anthony Gamez, was in front of the 114th Precinct on Astoria Boulevard near 35th Street in Astoria around 11:30 a.m on Sunday when police say an officer noticed a bulge in his pocket.

Gamez was later stopped and found in possession of a loaded Springfield Armory firearm, the New York Post reported.

Police said Gamez was charged with criminal possession of a firearm and possession of a large-capacity ammunition magazine.

According to authorities, Gamez has no prior arrests in New York.

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