Pawtucket man arrested with illegal guns

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PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Pawtucket police say they’ve taken two illegal guns off the street.

On July 29, officers responded to an apartment on Arthur Street to assist a constable with a court-ordered eviction. When they arrived, they were informed a man leaving the apartment had weapons. When officers attempted to stop the suspect, later identified as Keshawn Jones, they say he ran from them. Jones was arrested following a short pursuit. Police say he was in possession of two firearms.

Jones is charged with possession of a machine gun, altering the identification marks on a firearm, carrying a pistol without a license, and resisting arrest.

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