Armed teen nabbed after napping on Brooklyn-bound N train
Cops arrested a South Carolina teenager on early Saturday morning after police found him asleep on a subway train with a gun in his hand.
Demarrius Jackson, 19, of Columbia, South Carolina had nodded off on the southbound N train when a female passenger saw the teen holding a gun.
After alerting the train conductor for assistance, police said three officers approached train, which was held at the Times Square station.
Transit police officers Michael Falls, Eugene Grant and Janice Marshall approached the train at around 7:11 a.m.
They saw Jackson lying down across two seats in the rear of the train, asleep with a loaded 9mm semiautomatic handgun.
Officers Falls and Grant were able to recover the weapon — which had been defaced — without incident, police said.
The officers also found marijuana in one of the teen’s pockets
Jackson was arrested and charged with possession of a loaded firearm, as well as for possession of a defaced firearm and unlawful possession of marijuana.
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