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Houston-Intoxicated man found with small arsenal on top floor of Hyatt Regency downtown, police say
click2houston.com ^ | Megan Kennedy

Posted on 12/31/2017 6:35:44 AM PST by RoosterRedux

HOUSTON - A man has been arrested on multiple charges after police located a small arsenal of guns on the top floor of the Hyatt Regency on Louisiana Street downtown, Houston police said.

Police at the hotel called for backup around 1:30 a.m. Sunday after they attempted to arrest the man for being intoxicated and trespassing. When help arrived, police noticed ammunition laying around the man's hotel room, Lt. Gordon Macintosh with Houston police said.

The man was arrested for unlawfully carrying a weapon and trespassing. When investigators looked into his room further, they located an AR-15, a shotgun, a handgun and lots of ammunition, Macintosh said.

The Hyatt is preparing its own New Years Eve celebration at the hotel with a 50,000 balloon drop at the stroke of midnight, its website said.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: banglist; guns; houston; nye; terrorthreat; texas
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1 posted on 12/31/2017 6:35:45 AM PST by RoosterRedux
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To: RoosterRedux

Good thing FBI didn’t get there first. So much stinks about the Las Vegas massacre, and multiple shooters is a real scenario, imho.


2 posted on 12/31/2017 6:36:56 AM PST by Ambrosia ( Independent Voter- Southern as grits...Not politically correct! Facts first!)
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To: RoosterRedux

Thats not even close to being a arsenal. Most people bring twice that amount to the range.


3 posted on 12/31/2017 6:47:01 AM PST by davidb56
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To: RoosterRedux

One shotgun, one AR, and one handgun? Sounds to me like he didn’t want to leave them in his vehicle overnight, is all.


4 posted on 12/31/2017 6:57:35 AM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: RoosterRedux
"When investigators looked into his room further, they located an AR-15, a shotgun, a handgun and lots of ammunition, Macintosh said."

If that room is an arsenal, I hate to think of what they would call my office.

5 posted on 12/31/2017 6:58:17 AM PST by Sooth2222 ("Gun buybacks are one of the most ineffectual public policies that have ever been invented")
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To: davidb56

I travel with a pistol. I sometimes travel with a shotgun - if I believe that weather or geography or other conditions mean being stranded away from people.

But to attend a public party with an AR15 is kinda strange. Don’t get me wrong, doing it with a 30-06 bolt action is too.

But I’ve traveled with the pistol and a shotgun before.

It’s pretty clear this guy was looking for action. If he couldn’t find it, it’s logical that he would create it. A fine job to the police department on this one !


6 posted on 12/31/2017 6:59:11 AM PST by Celerity
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To: Ambrosia

Sanitized for their protection...


7 posted on 12/31/2017 7:00:16 AM PST by Shady (We WON the Battle, Now let's WIN THE WAR!!!!)
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To: RoosterRedux

An AR-15 and a shot gun are an arsenal? I had more than that in my truck yesterday.


8 posted on 12/31/2017 7:02:45 AM PST by Vermont Lt (Burn. It. Down.)
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To: Celerity

Agreed. He was looking for trouble. Its the headline that conditions people to think if you have more than one gun and some ammo, its a “Arsenal” and you are looking for trouble. Next step after “conditioning” people with this form of thinking, is Asset Forfeiture.... like they do if you have 8K$ on you to buy a car, and get pulled over for a traffic infraction. Say by to the cash if they get their paws on it.


9 posted on 12/31/2017 7:06:46 AM PST by davidb56
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To: RoosterRedux
Police are waiting to interview the man until he has sobered up

Didn't they even find out his name yet? Usually after a person is charged, the police release the suspect's name to the media, right?.

Must be one of those long pesky Amish names.

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10 posted on 12/31/2017 7:07:14 AM PST by repentant_pundit (Sammy's your uncle, but he behaves like a spoiled rotten baby.)
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To: RoosterRedux

He has a room and is charged with trespassing?

If he was charged with unlawfully carrying a firearm, does this mean he’s an ex-con, or is there some law restricting firearms in the hotel, or what?

Who writes this stuff?


11 posted on 12/31/2017 7:08:53 AM PST by glock rocks (... so much win!)
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The fact that he was trespassing is what makes one wonder what he was up to. But the other part about being intoxicated, confuses the motivation part of his trespassing. He could just be a stupid drunk. I don’t leave guns in my vehicles either as most here don’t, and Im in one of the lowest crime areas possible. (no population, rough country)


12 posted on 12/31/2017 7:12:31 AM PST by davidb56
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To: Yo-Yo

That small a collection should not even raise an eyebrow in TX.


13 posted on 12/31/2017 7:15:16 AM PST by Kent1957
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To: RoosterRedux

“”trespassing. When investigators looked into his room further””

Wonder how he could have been trespassing if he had a room!


14 posted on 12/31/2017 7:19:17 AM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: RoosterRedux

“lots of ammunition”

sounds like a lot to me.

(writer obviously a product of government education ...)


15 posted on 12/31/2017 7:19:35 AM PST by catnipman ( Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: glock rocks

WAY more to this story....WHY was he arrested for Trespassing and WHAT’S HIS NAME??


16 posted on 12/31/2017 7:19:56 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: repentant_pundit

I guess if the police arrest a person and they don’t release his name, we won’t know where this dude went. Kind of secret arrest, like Argentina, etc.?


17 posted on 12/31/2017 7:20:23 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: RoosterRedux

So, in Houston you can be arrested for having 3 firearms...drunk...and trespassing in your own friggin’ hotel room?

WTF?

Typical vacation outing...


18 posted on 12/31/2017 7:21:09 AM PST by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: RoosterRedux

A handgun is not something that wold even raise an eyebrow with me. But the dude was trespassing at a place where there is going to be a big new years party with an AR 15. This guy was trouble and I think the cops may have prevented something really bad from happening.


19 posted on 12/31/2017 7:22:05 AM PST by NRx (A man of integrity passes his father's civilization to his son, without selling it off to strangers.)
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To: RoosterRedux

“Can I still call myself conservative?”

Sure. You can call yourself anything you want. But calling yourself one doesn’t make you one. Obviously you’re NOT a conservative, but go ahead, call yourself conservative: we ACTUAL conservatives CAN tell the difference, so we’re not worried about any possible confusion.


20 posted on 12/31/2017 7:26:34 AM PST by catnipman ( Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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