Two Pennsylvania men were arrested with eight illegal firearms, the Maryland Transportation Authority Police said Friday.
An MDTA Police officer stopped 21-year-old Damion Orlando Fray Jr., of Philadelphia, and 23-year-old Kody K. Freeman, of Upper Darby, Pa., while the pair were driving on I-95 in Baltimore County. Fray was driving a 2017 Nissan Altima that was stopped because Fray was using a cellphone while driving and he was not wearing a seatbelt, MDTA police said.
During a search of the vehicle, officers found eight guns, including one assault rifle, various large caliber rifles, and a handgun, MDTA police said.
Fray and Freeman were charged with transporting a firearm in a motor vehicle, illegal possession of ammunition, illegal possession of a regulated firearm, a disqualified person possessing a regulated rifle, and a disqualified person possessing a regulated shotgun.
Fray and Freeman were are being held without bail pending a trial.