Man arrested for bringing sword to visit son in jail

March 5th, 2015 by Staff

Gonzalez, 53, had this weapon confiscated from him during a visit to the Bexar County Detention Center.


(Fox San Antonio) SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Deputies arrested a man they say brought a sword to the Bexar County Detention Center.
Investigators say 53-year-old Jose Gonzalez showed up at the jail Monday to visit his son, who is currently an inmate. Gonzalez entered the jail carrying a cane.

After he placed the cane on the security scanner, a security monitor spotted something strange through the scanner.

While examining the cane, the monitor found a sword enclosed inside it.

Gonzalez was arrested and charged with unlawfully carrying a weapon.

Investigators said Gonzalez’s motive was unclear.


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