Former MPD officer arrested near The White House with guns

Posted at 2:12 PM, Sep 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-25 14:12:00-04

WASHINGTON (WMC) - Secret Service arrested a former Memphis police officer who had guns near The White House.

Officers said they were approached by a man Sunday morning later identified as Timothy Bates, according to NBC Washington.

Bates was a Memphis police officer from 2000 until his retirement in 2013.

Bates is charged with carrying a dangerous weapon, unlawful transport of weapon, possession of prohibited weapon, carrying a pistol without a license, possession of an unregistered firearm and possession of unregistered ammunition. 

Police found nine guns, three knives, brass knuckles, suppressors, and ammunition inside Bates' car.

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