A man staying at the Trump Hotel in the 1100 block of Pennsylvania Avenue NW, five blocks from the White House, was arrested after guns were found inside his car, D.C. police report according to ABC. Police said he was charged with possession of firearms without a license and illegal possession of ammunition.
The police said 43-year-old Bryan Moles of Edinboro, Pennsylvania left a gun in plain view inside his car. After searching the vehicle, authorities say they also located another gun in the glove compartment and 90 rounds of ammo. Edinboro has been charged with carrying a pistol without a license.
BREAKING: Man arrested inside Trump Hotel in DC on weapons charges. Police found an assault rifle, Glock handgun, and ammo inside his car. pic.twitter.com/Rh7jy5iIXg— Sam Sweeney (@SweeneyABC) May 31, 2017
Authorities said in a report (see below) that officers acted on a tip about 1:50 a.m. and saw the weapon in plain view in the vehicle., which had been turned by the driver to a hotel valet. A Glock 23 was found in the glove box, police said, along with 30 rounds of 7.62 mm ammunition and 60 rounds of .23 caliber ammunition.
No details on any possible motive were immediately provided.