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On March 2 the Baltimore Police Department posted a photo to its Facebook page of a confiscated gun.

The gun in question.
The gun in question.

The accompanying description from the BPD read:

Eastern District

Officers arrest man with a loaded handgun during traffic stop

On March 1, 2017, officers from the Eastern District Operations Unit pulled over a car in the 700 block of N. Rose Street. During the traffic stop, officers recovered a loaded handgun and drugs from inside the vehicle.

36-year old Keith Gladden was arrested at the scene. He was transported to the Central Booking and Intake Facility. Gladden is a repeat offender and is prohibited from possessing a firearm.

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What to many at first seems like a dirty, busted up gun became the source of dozens of jokes and more than 15K views on Facebook. People could not get enough of Keith Gladden's old-timey handgun. Here are some of the greatest hits from the comments section:

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