Houma man arrested after sitting outside of business with fake hand grenade

Houma Police said before 9 p.m. last night, they responded to a business within the 1500 block of East Tunnel Blvd in reference to a suspicious person. While responding, it was reported that a male was sitting outside the business with what appeared to be a hand grenade.
During the investigation, Houma Police contacted the male and identified him as Horace Scott-42 yrs old of Sugar Plum Street. Prior to approaching Mr. Scott, officers observed the hand grenade sitting next to Horace Scott’s feet. Horace Scott immediately began informing officers that the grenade was fake. Taking this into consideration, Houma Police arrested Horace Scott for Terrorizing. He was arrested and transported to the Terrebonne Parish jail to be booked.