A Bronx man did not start 2021 off on the right foot.
On Monday Tyrell Livingston was indicted on multiple weapons possession charges for illegally having five handguns, an ammunition feeding device and high-capacity magazines in his car.
“The defendant was double parked on a bus lane in a crowded area when cops found a loaded pistol under the driver’s seat and four semi-automatic pistols and ammunition feeding devices in the trunk of the car,” said District Attorney Darcel Clark. “These weapons were packaged and ready to sell, but thankfully the defendant was apprehended. We will not tolerate anyone bringing guns into the Bronx.
According to the investigation, on Nov. 18, 2020 in front of 436 East 149th Street, Livingston was in a 2007 Mercedes Benz with dark tinted windows that was double-parked in an active bus lane when NYPD officers approached him and told him to move the car. The defendant told them he did not have his license on him and that it was suspended for failing to answer a summons.
As the police proceeded to arrest him, they found under the driver’s seat a .45 caliber semi-automatic pistol, loaded with seven rounds. Livingston’s vehicle was taken to the 40th Precinct and during an inventory search, officers found one .9 mm Taurus Pistol with three magazines, a .9 mm Glock with 15 cartridges in the magazine, a .9 mm Taurus pistol containing two magazines and a .9mm Millennium pistol inside a backpack in the trunk of the car. Officers also discovered a drum feeder with 41 .40 mm cartridges, 14 .9mm cartridges, one magazine and one high-capacity magazine.
Livingston, 28, of 355 East 143rd Street, was arraigned on six counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, 15 counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, five counts of criminal possession of a firearm, five counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, violations of the vehicle and traffic law and possession of ammunition. He was remanded and is due back in court March 22.