Police arrest man who says he was on his way to church with gun to 'fulfill prophecy'


    Tony Albert, 33, was arrested on Sunday, December 30, 2018 when officers found him with a loaded gun, wearing tactical gear and a surgical mask. He reportedly told officers he was on his way to a church to 'fulfill a prophecy.' (Photo: Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office)

    Police officers said they stopped and arrested a man who allegedly said he was on his way to a church with a gun to "fulfill what he called a prophecy."

    The Seguin Police Department said in a Facebook post they stopped a man Sunday morning just before 7 a.m. on 2400 West Kingsbury Street who was carrying what was believed to be a handgun.

    An officer arrived at the scene and saw that the man was wearing tactical style clothing, a surgical face shield and was carrying a loaded gun with extra ammunition.

    Authorities said that Tony Albert, 33, was allegedly on his way to a church to "fulfill what he called a prophecy."

    Albert was arrested and taken to the Guadalupe County Jail and booked in for possession of marijuana and felon in possession of firearm. He is being held on a $100,000 bond.

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