Eight Persons Arrested Over Pen Gun

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Eight young men now must stay behind bars after they were allegedly caught with a pen gun.  At 12:40 on the morning of May 25th, the Orange Walk Police Quick Response Team searched a group of young men gathered under a tree in Yo Creek Village.

Authorities did not find anything incriminating on any of the eight persons, but when they searched the area, they found vlcsnap-2014-05-28-20h18m14s14 a black Pen Gun.

All eight were arrested and charged for Kept Prohibited Firearm. For those not familiar with what a pen gun is; it is a small pen like device used by the military in times of distress. It is used as a flare in most instances, however,  it can be fitted with a .22 ammunition and can be deadly at close range.

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