Law enforcement officials in Brooklyn discovered a handgun hidden inside a hollowed out Bible, reports NY Daily News.
The New York City police officers discovered the Glock 17 along with 10 bullets inside a fake Holy Bible after they stopped a car at around 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 10.
In the car were Andre Allen, 32, Satina Feguson, 21, and DeShawn Thompson, 24.
According to the police officers, the car smelled of marijuana. After a search, they discovered some of the illicit drug as well as a gravity knife along with the fake Bible, reports New York Post.
All three were arrested for two counts of weapons possession as well as unlawful possession of marijuana.
Thompson was driving at the time, according to the New York Post. Ferguson had no prior arrests unlike Allen who was previously arrested for criminal possession of marijuana and six sealed arrests.
A tweet was later sent out by Deputy Inspector Richard DiBlasio regarding the arrest saying, “#70pct PO Folffot & team arrested a perp for gun hidden Bible! The dangers of officers encounter. #NYPD”