Pinoy NY Cop, Two Others Nabbed for Gun Smuggling

A New York City police officer is under arrest, accused of smuggling assault rifles, reports ABC News. Officer Rex Maralit, 44, was taken into custody by the NYPD's internal affairs bureau in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security. Maralit's brother Wilfredo, a customs agent at Los Angeles International Airport, is also under arrest, while a third brother is still being sought. Police say Rex and Wilfredo bought the weapons and dismantled them before shipping them to Ariel Maralit in the Phillippines, where they were sold.