Couple arrested after sword, knives found in car

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - November 23, 2011

Kent and Nichole Buckson are each charged with carrying a concealed deadly instrument and possession of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited. They are being held on secured bond.

Police say the Bucksons' vehicle was stopped early Wednesday in the Sparrow Run Townhouses. Police say during a search of the vehicle, a Samurai sword with a 28-inch blade, a machete with an 18-inch blade, two knives with 7-inch blades, a small hunting knife, numerous small pocket knives, and a hunting bow were found.

Police say both Bucksons are convicted felons who are barred from possessing weapons.

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