- Associated Press - Thursday, August 13, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police say they found a loaded gun inside a hollowed-out lockbox that resembles the Bible during a traffic stop.

According to the New York Post (http://bit.ly/1EoMNTq ), the container looked like a leather-bound King James Bible. But instead of the word of God, it contained a loaded Glock 17, 10 bullets and a magazine.

Officers made the discovery early Monday in Brooklyn after pulling over a car with tinted windows.

Police say they searched the car after smelling a strong odor of marijuana. They also found an open alcohol container and a knife.

The driver and two passengers were charged with weapon and marijuana possession.

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This story has been corrected to show that the box resembled the King James, not St. James, Bible.

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Information from: New York Post, http://www.nypost.com

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