07/29/2015 05:48 pm ET

Tennessee Man Arrested After Being Caught With Firearms, Ammo In Vehicle Near U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. Capitol Police said on Wednesday that they arrested a Tennessee man who was driving near the Capitol complex with three firearms as well as ammunition in his vehicle.

The man, identified as Steve Oney, had approached an officer and asked for directions on Tuesday on Independence Ave., which runs between the U.S. Capitol and the Rayburn House Office Building, according to an arrest record. Both chambers of Congress were in session that day. (Reporting by Lisa Lambert; Editing by Emily Stephenson)