Tony H. Payne, Georgia Man, was arrested by Capitol Police on Wednesday for possessing an under register firearm.
Capitol Police under arrest Tony H. Payne, along with two other people, after Police surrounded his Van parked illegally down several streets around the Capitol and Supreme Court for hours.
Who Is Tony H. Payne?
Tony H. Payne, known as Georgia man, is recently all over the news headline after the Police arrested him with multiple handguns and shotguns.
Tony H. Payne is an 80 years old native of Tunnel Hill, Georgia. By profession, he is a driver of the delivery van.
Tony H. Payne was arrested around Washington for possessing an unregistered firearm, possessing unregistered ammunition, and carrying a pistol without a license.
As per the Police, he claimed to be a delivery man who came to deliver a document to the supreme court.
However, as soon as Police found it suspicious when Tony illegally parked his Van for almost four hours, Capitol Police surrounded the Van. After an inquiry and investigation, the driver of a white van admitted to having a gun without a license.
During an investigation, Tony claimed he was there to deliver the documents to the U.S. Supreme Court; however, he was proved wrong after Police found Firearms in the Van.
Tony H. Payne: Georgia Man Arrested For Gun Possession On Capitol grounds
Georgia Man Arrested With Guns: Incident Details
The incident took place on October 19, 2022, in the surrounding near the U.S. Supreme Court.
Capitol Police officers spotted the white Van parked illegally near the U.S. Supreme Court building at around 3:45 pm E.S.T.
As soon as the Police found them suspicious, they surrounded the Van. There was a total of three people in the Van. First, they approached the driver of the van Tony H. Payne. He claimed to be a delivery man and came to deliver documents to Supreme Court.