Eastern District Officers arrest man with a loaded handgun during traffic stop On March 1, 2017, officers from the...

Posted by Baltimore Police Department on Thursday, March 2, 2017

The Baltimore Police Department arrested a man on March 1 during a traffic stop after recovering a loaded handgun and drugs. That would be reason enough to make the news... but it's the gun itself that's garnering all the attention because of it's likeness to that of a circa-1800's firearm.

Sharing the photo to their Facebook account, Baltimore Police wanted to share the details of the incident...but the commenters are having a field day.

Photo: Baltimore Police/Facebook