Police: Gun found in hollowed-out Bible at suspect's home

Police: Gun found in hollowed-out Bible at suspect's home

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts police executing a search warrant at a drug suspect's home say they found a gun inside a hollowed-out Bible on his nightstand.

Police say an officer involved in Wednesday night's raid in Springfield opened the Bible & found the pages had been cut out to make room for a 9mm Smith & Wesson semi-automatic handgun & a clip containing 10 rounds of ammunition.

Police say they moreover found cocaine packaged for sale, scales, cash & other drug paraphernalia in Jimmie James' apartment.

p>James is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday on several charges, including improper storage of a firearm.

It was not immediately clear if James has a lawyer.

Source: “Associated Press”

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