Cops arrest man on charge of carrying gun without permit

2013-04-05T18:45:00Z 2013-04-06T00:03:03Z Cops arrest man on charge of carrying gun without permitSteven Ross Johnson Times Correspondent
April 05, 2013 6:45 pm  • 

GARY | A 21-year-old man was arrested on gun charges after carrying a firearm Thursday while walking in the 1600 block of Delaware Street, police said.

Officers were on patrol when they observed a man, later identified as Deshalon France, walking in the road, police said.

When officers stopped France, he told them he was carrying a gun for which he had no permit, police said. France was arrested on a chargeĀ of possession of a firearm without a permit.

Police said a criminal check on France showed he was a convicted felon. He was subsequently charged with felon in possession of a firearm.

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