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Toys-R-Verboten: Toy Gun Leads to Arrest

Toys-R-Verboten: Toy Gun Leads to Arresthttp://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/man-arrested-at-gunpoint-in-citys-west-end/story-e6frea83-1226453144824

Adelaide: Earlier today a man was arrested at gunpoint in the Parklands and charged with carrying an offensive weapon – a toy gun. He was bailed to appear in the Adelaide Magistrate’s Court at a later date.

Haven’t times changed? I remember reading a news clipping from 1956 about a man who was fined 5 Pounds for discharging an actual firearm in the same area. No criminal conviction, just the fine. And now if you are caught with a toy ….

Cailen.

Adelaide’s gangsters must go

Doug Robertson, Police Reporter: The Advertiser | October 06, 2008

http://www.news.com.au/adelaidenow/story/0,22606,24451792-5006301,00.html

GUN-WIELDING “gangsters” are making the city unsafe and their haunts must be shut down immediately, Adelaide Lord Mayor Michael Harbison says.

In the wake of yesterday’s dramatic early morning shooting in Gouger St where a person was wounded and a bystander injured, Mr Harbison has challenged the State Government to institute the “clean-up”.

While Mr Harbison wants businesses to bring back a feeling of community safety, political leaders called for a greater police presence on the beat. [more …]


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