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New York man, 23, is arrested in the Bronx for ‘carrying a grenade launcher down the street’

New York man, 23, is arrested in the Bronx for ‘carrying a grenade launcher down the street’ in broad daylight

  • Police arrested a Bronx man on Thursday for allegedly walking down the street wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying a grenade launcher
  • Officers from the 46th Precinct noticed Edison Cruz, 23, walking near Andrews Avenue and 179th Street in University Heights around 11am on Thursday
  • Cruz was arrested soon after and his apartment was searched by the NYPD
  • Various firearms and manufacturing tools were found inside his home 
  • He faces charges including criminal possession of a weapon, according to cops 

A man was arrested as he walked through the Bronx on Thursday allegedly carrying a grenade launcher and wearing a bulletproof vest.

Edison Cruz, 23, was in the University Heights section of the borough when police happened to notice the weapon strapped to his back.

Cruz was by Andrews Avenue and 179th Street at the time he was spotted. 

Police arrested a Bronx man on Thursday for allegedly walking down the street wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying a grenade launcher, pictured

Police then got a warrant to search the man’s apartment and found a shotgun, firearm receivers, drill bits, manufacturing tools, a firearm manufacturing template, a shotgun barrel and stock, a hatchet and glock parts, pictured

Police then got a warrant to search the man’s apartment and found a shotgun, firearm receivers, drill bits, manufacturing tools, a firearm manufacturing template, a shotgun barrel and stock, a hatchet and glock parts, pictured

Police then got a warrant to search the man’s house which was nearby and found a shotgun, firearm receivers, drill bits, manufacturing tools, a firearm manufacturing template, a shotgun barrel and stock, a hatchet and glock parts inside his apartment.

Cruz has been in custody since Thursday night but charges are are still pending.

He faces charges including criminal possession of a weapon and violation of local law, according to police.

His attorney information wasn’t immediately available on Friday.

Eden Cruz was by Andrews Avenue and 179th Street in the Bronx at the time he was spotted

Eden Cruz was by Andrews Avenue and 179th Street in the Bronx at the time he was spotted



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