CUPECOY–A man J.E.F. was arrested on Rhine Road in Cupecoy on Thursday with a toy gun disguised to look like a real weapon.
Police said in a press release on Friday that patrol officers had pulled over a vehicle which was in violation of the window-tint laws in the vicinity of the Rhine Road during a routine control on Thursday. During the control officers noticed a strong odour of marijuana coming from the vehicle. F. confessed to having nine marijuana bags in his pocket.
The vehicle was searched and a handbag that was in the middle console contained what appeared to be a firearm. On further inspection officers discovered it was a fake (toy) gun disguised to look like a real weapon.
The suspect was placed under arrest and taken to the Philipsburg police station for additional questioning.
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/88547-man-held-with-toy-gun-disguised-to-look-real