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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Aug 22, 2012

Police say a drunken suspect smuggled a loaded weapon into Nashville’s Criminal Justice Center Monday night. But whether he intended to use it or not is unknown. Eric Brooks was arrested for public intoxication, brought to the jail and subjected to a routine search. While in a holding area, he began acting suspiciously and the alleged gun fell out of his pant leg. Supervisors have opened a full review of why the search failed to reveal the firearm. News Channel 5 reports