Gold-plated pistol found during drug bust near Port Arthur

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (KTRK) -- A lot of drug and weapon busts have been reported in Houston over the years, but rarely do reports involve a shiny gun with gold plating.

Police said they recovered the gun during the search of a home in Bridge City near Port Arthur.

Investigators said this started when a Port Arthur officer discovered a bundle of cocaine in a car during a traffic stop on Thursday. That led officers to search two homes. They said they found about 4.4 pounds of cocaine, a rifle and $44,000 in the home.

The golden gun was found in the second home.

Police said they arrested 29-year-old Humberto Anteverde on drug charges.
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