5yrs for stun gun 'phone' WEAPONS.
A judge told Tony Phillips, 32, he would have to impose the sentence even though it was a non-lethal weapon.
Judge John Milford QC told Phillips: "It is a disguised firearm and the minimum sentence is five years."
Police found the Chinesemade device as they searched Phillips' home in Gateshead.
At Newcastle crown court, Phillips admitted possessing a disguised weapon.
Glenn Gatland, mitgating, said the gun caused "temporary incapacitation". He said: "That is a lot different from a lethal, barrelled weapon."
ADMISSION Tony Phillips