Thursday, May 21, 2015

The AK-47, of course, was not found in a bag of tortilla chips

Hundreds of Weapons, ‘and Counting,’ Recovered After Waco Melee. ( The New York Times, 5/20/2015)
He cited pocketknives, larger military-style knives, brass knuckles, clubs, chains with padlocks on them and, of course, guns, including an AK-47 assault rifle in a vehicle in the parking lot. Sergeant Swanton said the bikers discarded or tried to hide the weapons — some were found in sacks of tortilla chips, others were stuffed into seat cushions or placed in kitchen stoves or between bags of flour — apparently so as not to be armed when they were arrested. Someone tried to flush a handgun down a toilet.

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