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DOT employee carried around handgun: Police

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JAMAICA — Police said a city Department of Transportation worker was arrested Friday at a Jamaica subway station and charged with criminal possession of a weapon.

Javed Lescott, 31, of 120-40 192nd St. in St. Albans, was arrested at the Sutphin Boulevard-Archer Avenue stop of the E line at about 10 a.m., according to the NYPD.

Lescott had allegedly been carrying a stolen .25-caliber handgun on the subway, the New York Post reported.

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