LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) - Police arrest a man who claims to be a member of the Texas militia for carrying a large number of weapons illegally.
20-year-old Thomas Rivera was arrested last night, near the 300 block of Cortez Street.
Police say they saw Rivera and two other men, acting suspiciously behind a business.
When police approached Rivera's truck, they noticed he had several weapons on him.
Police say in his possession, he had a riffle, a 45 caliber handgun, semi automatic pistol knives, a baton and mace.
Rivera was charged with two counts of unlawful carrying of a weapon and two counts of possessing a prohibited weapon.