Fall River man accused of stealing firearms from Maine State Police cruiser

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — A Fall River man is facing charges in connection with a firearms theft from a Maine State Police cruiser back in June 2018.

According to Maine State Police, James “JayJay” Burns, 23, was arrested in following an months long investigation.

Burns was arrested in Fall River on Thursday. He waived extradition and was transported back to Maine to face several charges in connection with the theft, including Class B theft of firearms, Class D theft and Class D burglary of a motor vehicle.

Police said the investigation into the incident remains ongoing.

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