Shocking moment NYPD agents do not see HANDGUN in the waistband of the turnstile jumper until it is handcuffed to the police station
- Billy Walters, 37, was arrested on Tuesday for tariff evasion in the Bronx
- Bodycam recordings show that police patrol could not find a gun in his waistband
- Handcuffed Walters still had the gun at the Transit District 11 substation
- Ashamed agents realized the dangerous mistake for the sergeant of the office
- Walters claimed that he was late for court and had a gun license, but he did not
The illegal gun of an accused ritualist slid past a pat-down by NYPD officers, new camera images from bodycam shows.
Billy Walters, 37, was arrested on Tuesday at 149th Street Station in the Bronx, where he told arresting officers that he had jumped on the turnstile because he was late for a lawsuit over a previous arrest.
Bodycam recordings exclusively obtained by DailyMail.com show that the arresting officers did not find the .45 Sig Sauer in the waistband of Walters during a first pat-down.
The gun was only discovered during a more thorough check at the Transit District 11 station near Yankee Stadium, according to the New York Post, who first reported the incident.
The grip of the gun became visible as Walter's shirt rode up to the police substation, as seen in this bodycam image
& # 39; While in the police facility, a secondary, more thorough search was conducted as a result of legal arrest, whereby an illegal firearm was recovered from the perpetrator, & # 39; said the NYPD in a statement.
According to a statement of arrest, Walters told the arresting officers that he had no time to pay the subway rate because he was late for a lawsuit.
& # 39; I didn't pay because I came too late to go to court. I was arrested yesterday, & Walters would have said.
Court reports show that Walters had a judicial date on Tuesday, with regard to an arrest on 7 June on charges of obstructing the government, attempted mistreatment and opposition to arrest.
He was also arrested on Monday on charges of harassment and threatening and in April on charges of marijuana.
Walters stated that he & # 39; had a Pennsylvania license to carry the gun & # 39; but police say he did not have a valid transportation license and could no longer own a weapon due to previous convictions
The police found the gun safely back at the station, but were ashamed of surveillance
The first search of Walters yielded a shopping bag with 36 small bags of weed, and that was him
Police said he also claimed to have a Pennsylvania license to carry the gun.
& # 39; I wear that gun for protection. Someone broke my face, & he said according to an arrest statement.
Police say Walters does not have a valid permit to transport in New York City.
Walters has been accused of criminal possession of weapons and criminal possession of marijuana, a crime.
He was returned without bail and is being held on Rikers Island.
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