A good rule of thumb if you're driving a car with an arsenal stashed in it is that you should follow all the traffic rules to the letter. Otherwise you might wind up like a South Carolina man who police arrested in Washington Heights Tuesday night, after stopping him and finding an AK-47, a double barreled shotgun and numerous rounds of ammunition.

Police say that they saw Cleon Cortez, a 45-year-old man from Lorris, South Carolina, driving a 2000 Dodge Durango erratically near 174th Street and Broadway on Tuesday night at about 7:15 p.m. After pulling him over, officers found "an Inter Ordnance AK-47 assault rifle, a Stoeger Industries double-barreled shotgun, two 30-round magazines, 325 shotgun rounds, 86 7.62 rounds, and 2.5oz of marijuana."

Cortez was arrested and faces multiple charges including criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of marijuana.