A police officer found guns and ammunition on the set of Alec Baldwin’s Rust movie in June, according to a warrant.
The search was conducted by NYPD officers following reports of people with firearms at the West Village film location, court records show.
No one has been arrested or charged with any crime as per now.
Officers of the New York Police Department received information that on or about June 18, 2013 at approximately 9:30AM acting under color of law I am authorized to act as a police officer of the City of New York, did observe several individuals in and around 432 West 11th Street who were in possession of firearms, reads the warrant.
NYPD officers found a total of five firearms on the set that day, according to court records.
A Ruger model LCR .38 caliber revolver loaded with live ammunition, a Winchester Western Super X Lead Projectile 12 gauge shotgun shell containing wad and powder, a magazine containing thirteen (13) 9MM rounds of ammunition, a magazine containing six (6) .45 rounds of ammunition, and one live round of 12 gauge shotgun shell containing wad and powder were discovered at 432 West 11th Street on or about June 18, 2013.
Rust tells the story of a man’s return to his hometown after being away for 30 years. The film also stars Shia LaBeouf, Tom Sturridge and Sienna Miller.
Alec Baldwin was not present when the guns were discovered, but he lives in the West Village neighborhood.
He is currently shooting a film called Still Alice , by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland.
Glatzer told DNAinfo that NYPD officers entered the Rust set without permission and without a warrant.
I didn’t even know we were supposed to have a permit for that street, Glatzer said.
Alec Baldwin and his wife live on the same block as the movie location, but they did not let officers into their apartment, according to police sources.