Drunk Amsterdam taxi driver arrested with a gun
The police arrested a 26-year-old taxi driver in a parking garage on Amstelstraat in Amsterdam on Sunday morning. The man had a firearm in his possession, was under the influence of alcohol, and did not have a valid driver's license, Het Parool reports.
Patrolling police officers heard shouts coming from the parking garage at around 5:30 a.m. on Sunday and went to check it out. When they saw the taxi driver standing there with a firearm on him, the man was immediately arrested. One of the cops was slightly injured in the arrest.
The taxi driver is suspected of firearm possession, driving under the influence, and driving without a valid driver's license.
The police searched the taxi driver's home and found another firearm, two bullet proof vests and some hashish. These items were confiscated and a second man was arrested at the home.