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Man arrested for bringing gun to Capitol

April 8, 2013 at 12:32 PM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, April 8 (UPI) -- A Florida man was arrested in Washington, D.C., for allegedly carrying unregistered guns and ammunition on White House grounds, officials said.

Capitol Police apprehended Ty Carroll Mitchum, 59, of Clearwater, Fla., at the White House's West Front Sunday afternoon, Roll Call reported.

Mitchum told police he had the weapons in his car and allowed officers to search his car.

Police found three firearms and several rounds of ammunition in Mitchum's vehicle, a police statement said.

Mitchum was arrested without incident and charged with possession of an unregistered firearm and possession of unregistered ammunition.

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