The Waterloo Police Department reports that on 8/5/17 at 10:45 AM Stephen L Rapini, 54, 1 Locust St Waterloo NY was arrested for Criminal possession of a weapon in the 4th degree. The arrest stems from an incident occurring on 7/27/17 at approximately 7:31 PM where Waterloo Police Officers responded to Maple Grove Cemetery for the report of a suspicious male carrying a large knife. Upon Officers arrival, Rapini was located and found to be in possession of a combat knife and a club commonly referred to as a blackjack.
Rapini was issued an appearance ticket for being in possession of the blackjack and is to appear in the Village of Waterloo Court at a later date.
A blackjack is a small, easily concealed club consisting of a leather-wrapped lead weight attached to the end of a leather-wrapped coil spring or rigid shaft.