Man arrested with sawed-off shotgun


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A man allegedly carrying a sawed-off shotgun in a backpack was arrested on Tuesday.

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A man allegedly carrying a sawed-off shotgun in a backpack was arrested on Tuesday.

Police say officers came across the man, who was wanted on outstanding charges, in the 400 block of 11th Street at approximately 6 a.m.

The man allegedly fled on foot to evade police and threw a backpack into a yard in the process.

Officers arrested the 24-year-old man in the 400 block of Eighth Street and found a Cooey 12-gauge sawed-off shotgun in the discarded backpack. The gun had the serial number ground off.

Police charged the man with carrying a concealed weapon, unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized, possession of a prohibited firearm with ammunition, possession of a firearm, possession of a restricted weapon obtained by crime, tampering with a firearm serial number, possession of a weapon contrary to a probation order, two counts of failing to comply with a release order and failing to comply with a probation order.

He was scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.

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