Secaucus police arrested a Tennessee man who a TEC-9 gun inside a backpack outside a Clarendon Street home last week.
Adam Rodriguez, 20, was detained by police after a resident reporter that a family member tried to break into their home. Officers found the backpack outside the home. It contained the weapon and a large capacity magazine.
It was determined the bag belonged to Rodriguez, who was also in possession of a drug suspected to be Xanex. He was arrested and charged with possession of an assault firearm, possession of a large capacity magazine and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.