Jets' Quinnen Williams arrested for carrying gun at airport

NEW YORK (AP) - Police said New York Jets defensive lineman Quinnen Williams was arrested for criminal possession of a weapon when he attempted to board a plane.

New York/New Jersey Port Authority Police said the team's first-round draft pick last season was arrested at LaGuardia Airport around 9:15 p.m.

Police said Williams has a permit in his home state of Alabama for the Glock 19 pistol he was carrying onto the flight.

It was not immediately known whether the gun was loaded.

The 22-year-old Williams was being processed by Port Authority Police late Thursday night.

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3/6/2020 4:30:15 AM (GMT -5:00)

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