WASHINGTON (WSAV) — Wednesday, the United States Capitol Police (USCP) arrested the driver of a small white van that was illegally parked on U.S. Capitol grounds, after he admitted to having guns inside of the vehicle.
The driver, 80-year-old Tony H. Payne of Tunnel Hill, Ga., was charged with possession of an unregistered firearm, unregistered ammunition and carrying a pistol without a license.
Around 3:34 p.m. USCP officers noticed the van was illegally parked along the 100 block of East Capitol Street.
According to a statement from the USCP, Payne, another man and a woman in the vehicle told officers they were there to deliver documents to the U.S. Supreme Court.
When Officers searched the van they found two handguns and a shotgun inside.