Three Arrested with Cache of Weapons at Holland Tunnel

WABC-TV(NEW YORK) -- Three people from Pennsylvania were arrested Tuesday after they were discovered with a large cache of weapons at the entrance to one of the busiest tunnels in the U.S.

The Port Authority Police Department confirmed to ABC News that two men in their 50's and a woman in her 20's were arrested on the New Jersey side of the Holland Tunnel Tuesday morning during a traffic stop. Police said they discovered multiple weapons inside their vehicle including rifles and handguns, some of which were loaded, as well as ammunition and bullet proof vests.

The Join Terrorism Task Force was alerted, but authorities said they did not believe the suspects were connected to terrorism.  A police source told ABC News the large amount of guns appeared to be related to drugs.

The suspects are now being held in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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