Ramsey Orta, the man who recorded the NYPD's fatal confrontation with Eric Garner, has been arrested on weapons charges. Orta released a video showing NYPD officers putting Garner in a chokehold; a move that led to his death.
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00:02 -- island man who made headlines when he took some
00:05 video of an NYPD officer in their chokehold during an arrest.
00:09 Was arrested himself on weapons charges. Twenty Europe -- Orton is
00:14 charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon. Police
00:17 say he tried to slide at 25 caliber semi automatic handgun.
00:21 Into a seventeen year old girls waist band just blocks from
00:24 where he recorded the IP confrontation. On July 17 officer Daniel
00:29 -- like it was seen on you holding court to spur
00:32 an -- garner in so called. During an arrest for allegedly
00:36 selling untaxed cigarettes. Garner later died at the hospital and his
00:40 death has been ruled a homicide. A spokesperson from the medical
00:44 Examiner's office says -- -- from the compression -- chest and
00:47 front conditioning during physical restraint by police. Asthma and heart disease
00:52 also contributed to his death. -- colds are forbidden by police
00:56 rules and pencil -- was stripped of his gun and badge
00:59 pending the investigation. Another officer was placed on desk duty before
01:03 his arrest order spoke out saying someone should be charged for
01:07 Gardner's death. And the president of the city's largest police unions
01:11 says although cars debt is a tragedy or arrest only underscores
01:15 the dangers of Staten Island Tompkins a community.