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An army veteran who was pulled over by Newton Police reportedly had a gun loaded with a hollow bullet in his possession. According to the New Jersey Herald , Edwin Roman, who identifies as a sovereign citizen, was arrested on December 14 but later released under certain conditions.
In an attempt to jail Roman, a motion was made to re-open the Connecticut resident's pre-trial detention hearing after Assistant Prosecutor Jerome Neidhardt was made aware of details of the arrest. Neidhardt reportedly said that the officers "were at a greater risk of harm than they even knew about at the time" because Roman had a soft pack holster.
The 36-year-old's charges include unlawful possession of a weapon, obstructing the administration of law and prohibited weapons.
Read the NJHerald.com story here .