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Bronx man arrested with gun after attempting to jump subway turnstile in Manhattan

A Bronx man was found to have a gun after he was arrested for jumping over a subway station turnstile, according to police.  They say 30-year-old Michael Leslie attempted to avoid paying the MTA fare

News 12 Staff

Apr 12, 2016, 4:55 PM

Updated 2,990 days ago

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A Bronx man was found to have a gun after he was arrested for jumping over a subway station turnstile, according to police. 
They say 30-year-old Michael Leslie attempted to avoid paying the MTA fare in Manhattan by jumping over the turnstile.
Leslie was observed by two plain-clothed NYPD officers who quickly stopped him and placed him under arrest. 
Upon further investigation, the two officers found a loaded gun inside Leslie's jacket. 
He faces several charges including resisting arrest and criminal possession of a weapon. 


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