It's not every day that police helicopters, a bomb squad and troops of cops from three law enforcement agencies are called to respond to a 15-year old boy driving without a license.
Then again, it's not every day that a 15-year old boy is found in Marin County driving with an unloaded grenade launcher in his back seat.
Novato cops pulled over a blue Dodge SUV at 11 a.m. Tuesday to find a 15-year old boy behind the steering wheel -- and a weapon in the back seat, according to the Marin Independent Journal.
The weapon was found to be unloaded, but not before the road was shut down, a California Highway Patrol helicopter dispatched to fly overhead and the University of California's Bomb Squad called in to examine the situation.
The unloaded grenade launcher, more like a metal tube, but nonetheless threatening, may be owned by the suspect's brother, who is a member of the military.
The road was closed for three hours and the boy was hauled away in handcuffs.