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Police investigate gun incident

July 24th, 2011 by WCBC Radio

On Saturday at 11:36 pm Cumberland Police Officers responded to the Fort Cumberland Homes apartment complex for a report of a man with a gun.  Upon arrival officers located 18 year old Patrick Lee Thompson entering a vehicle in the parking lot.  Officers made contact with Patrick Thompson and after a search located a realistic look BB gun.  Responding officers then continued their investigation and interviewed the residents of a nearby apartment who reported that Patrick Thompson had entered their apartment and threatened them with what they perceived to be a real handgun.  As a result of the investigation Patrick Thompson was arrested and charged with felony assault, misdemeanor assault, felony burglary, reckless endangerment, use of a handgun in a commission of a crime, and possession of metal knuckles.   Following his arrest Patrick Thompson was taken before a District Court Commissioner where he was held on $70,000 bail.

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