Homemade weapons, swords seized from home

CLAYMONT HEIGHTS, Del. - September 8, 2008 - Investigators say they were called to the home shortly after noon on Thursday for a report of shots fired. Once there officers surrounded the home, and within moments a police say Drendall came out with his hands in the air. He was taken into custody.

Police executed a search warrant, and discovered a large cache of weapons inside. Officers say they found:

-Four homemade "potato guns"

-A flare gun and shotgun rounds altered to be fired from the gun

-More than 100 knives

-Homemade swords

-Numerous "air soft" guns

-A flash bang (usually used by SWAT officers)

-Bomb making materials

Police discovered the weapon used in the reported shots fired complaint was an MP5 style air soft gun, not a traditional or real weapon.

The investigation has revealed Drendall was out on bail pending an unrelated incident where he pointed a handgun at two people during a domestic dispute on June 7, 2008.

Drendall has been arraigned and released after posting $1,900 secured bail.

He was also ordered not to possess any types of weapons including BB guns.

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