NT Police's weird behaviour
The 'bizarre' raid: seizing a nerf gun
WHILE THE NT POLICE did not respond in time for the NT News story, the Gold Coast Bulletin reported:
NT POLICE has defended seizing a toy gun from a Territory recreational shooter, describing the Nerf blaster as a “replica firearm”.
… and …
When NT Police was asked if it would apologise to Mr Sterry for the apparently fruitless raid, Superintendent Antony Deutrom said investigations into the seized material were “ongoing”.
So it would now seem that the Nerf Recon, which is widely sold in the NT, may be seen by police to be a replica firearm – while (as we understand it) SA Police regards it to be a toy.
14 chemical samples - water, vinegar, asprin and Ron's famous chilli oil
Watch Ron’s interview from the 22:35 minute mark.
The story then covered the centrepiece of the raid – Ron’s chilli oil:
Mr Sterry said the test results revealed the budding chemistry student was in possession of various compounds, including “water”, “vinegar”, “aspirin” and “my infamous chilli oil”.
Click here to see the interview, which starts at the 22:35 minute mark.
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