Two Daily News replacement drivers were charged with possessing a loaded, unlicensed gun. A pipe bomb was found near the paper's Brooklyn plant, and a striker was charged with assaulting a News hawker.

Meanwhile, Publisher James Hoge, fearing a fight over subway newspaper sales Monday, said the Metropolitan Transit Authority should seek an injunction if transit workers threaten to walk out in solidarity with Daily News strikers.A 6-inch pipe bomb was found Sunday on a ramp leading to a truck parking area at the News' Brooklyn printing plant, police said.