MOUNT PLEASANT — It might have been a scene straight out of a movie, but it resulted in the arrests of three Racine men Thursday.
At about 4 p.m. Thursday, officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department were dispatched to the 2200 block of Clark Street regarding a man with a gun complaint.
Two men reportedly were wearing masks inside of a Jeep, and one was holding a gun, according to the news release.
Officers located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop.
The investigation determined the firearm was a replica-type BB gun. A mask, some money and marijuana also were found, police said.
The individuals told officers they were recording a reenactment of the movie, “Belly,” which glorifies drug dealing and robberies.
Police arrested and transported the following to the Racine County Jail with the recommendation of the following charges:
— A 21-year-old from Racine, with possession with intent to deliver THC and disorderly conduct while armed
— A 20-year-old from Racine, with warrants
— A 39-year-old from Racine, with possession of THC as a repeat drug offender and a probation hold.
Caledonia Police Department K-9 Louie assisted with the investigation.