Toy gun leads to felony-style takedown in N. Idaho

Toy gun leads to felony-style takedown in N. Idaho

Toy gun leads to felony-style takedown in N. Idaho

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by AP

KREM.com

Posted on May 16, 2013 at 9:10 AM

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) -- Police in northern Idaho say a person waving what turned out to be a toy gun from a car window resulted in officers with weapons drawn stopping the vehicle at a fast food drive-thru and handcuffing the three males and one female inside.
 
Police Lt. James Fry tells the Moscow-Pullman Daily News that a report Wednesday afternoon of a person waving a gun resulted in the felony-style takedown of the vehicle's occupants.
 
Fry says officers typically take emergency precautions when a gun is reported as part of an incident.
 
Fry says a 20-year-old male passenger was taken into custody on an arrest warrant in Latah County for failing to appear in court on charges of minor in possession of alcohol and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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