The report of a suspicious person at aBlair church led to a man's arrest after he was found with nine knives.
Ryan A. Gray, 20, is charged with carrying a concealed weapon-first offense, a Class 1 misdemeanor.
According to an arrest affidavit, a Blair officer was on patrol when he made contact with a suspicious person, who was identified as Gray.
The officer asked to search Gray for any weapons, for which he consented. The officer found nine knives in Gray's pockets. Blades on three of the knives were more than 3.5 inches, which violates Nebraska law. All of the knives were concealed in Gray's pant pockets and jacket.
A glass pipe with burnt residue in it was also found in Gray's pocket. He was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.