Man arrested for having loaded gun at Decatur Celebration


Decatur – A man was arrested at the Decatur Celebration for having a loaded gun in his pocket.


Decatur Police were told by witnesses that they saw a man drop a gun on the ground, he then picked it up and put it back in his pocket. The 62 year old man was quickly taken into custody.


Police say he was "extremely" intoxicated and had a loaded two shot derringer pistol. The man was arrested for unlawful use of a weapon and barred from the celebration grounds.

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