When we stopped for the night I put the pistol in my zip up camera case and carried it in with my suit cases. As soon as I got in the motel, I reloaded and put it back where it belonged.
I'm not sure this is to letter of the law, but I also didn’t want to leave my CC in the vehicle.
Last Summer we went to Atlantic City for a vacation and stopped on the way at King of Persha, New Jersey for the night.
I woke up at my normal 4:30 AM and looked outside to see police cars everywhere.
I got dressed and walked out into the motel hallway to find a swat officer standing there, he asked where I was going. I told him down to the lobby, he said if you go down you can’t come back up. I told him my wife was in the room and I would just stay where I’m at.
I told my wife to get ready I don’t know what is going on but we are leaving. When we got down to the parking lot there were residence sitting every where and the police had the building surrounded, al;l exits blocked, and a swat team with an armored vehicle was at the far end of the parking lot aiming up at the motel. The officers removed their barricade and let us out, in the parking lot next door it looked like an Army of swat teams and local police. The next morning I picked up a paper in Atlantic City and found that there was an armed bank robber hold up in the motel and had given up after a 16 hour stand off.
“It’s better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it.