NC cops find Glock disguised as toy Nerf gun during raid

“Firearms of this type, while not illegal to possess, are concerning,” the sheriff’s office said


By Suzie Ziegler 

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. — A sheriff’s office in North Carolina says its deputies found a real firearm that was painted to look like a toy. 

According to the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office, a Glock model 19 pistol “had been altered to resemble a toy Nerf gun.” Photos taken during a drug raid on Wednesday show the similarities.  

A Glock model 19 pistol painted blue and orange to look like a toy nerf gun (above).
A Glock model 19 pistol painted blue and orange to look like a toy nerf gun (above). (Catawba County Sheriff's Office)

“Firearms of this type, while not illegal to possess, are concerning to law enforcement,” the agency said. 

Deputies had been executing a search warrant when they found they found the weapon. Deputies also seized cocaine, psilocybin mushrooms, marijuana and $2,300. A suspect was charged with felonious possession of cocaine and psilocybin and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

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