SWAMPSCOTT (CBS) – Three people were arrested after a traffic stop in Swampscott that featured a handgun hidden in an Elmo children’s lunchbox.
Just before 6 a.m., police stopped a car on Paradise Road.READ MORE: Serious Crash Reported At Everett Turnpike Toll Booth In Bedford, NH
The driver, Beverly resident Theritchnide Roc, was charged with second offense drunk driving and motor vehicle offenses.READ MORE: New 'Jeopardy!' Guest Host Katie Couric: 'Of Course I Was Nervous, Are You Kidding Me?'
While searching the car, Swampscott Police found an assault rifle, high capacity magazine loaded with 30 rounds, and a stolen gun.
One of the guns was hidden inside the Sesame Street lunchbox.MORE NEWS: 'This Is A Personal Battle': Kingston, NH Firefighters Save Their Fire Chief's Burning Home
Samuel Malumba of Beverly and Alexander Suffreti of Lynn were also arrested. All three people face numerous gun charges.