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 ….