McCracken Co., KY man arrested on gun, burglary charges

Updated: Jan. 9, 2018 at 4:52 PM CST
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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A western Kentucky man is facing weapons and burglary charges after he reportedly threatened another man on Jan. 9.

According to Paducah police, Marlin J. Brown, 39, was arrested on a charge of possession of a handgun by a convicted felon; as well as, warrants charging him with second-degree fleeing or evading police on foot, tampering with physical evidence and first-degree burglary.

Officers found Brown at a home in the 1500 block of N. 11th Street. The homeowner said Brown did not have permission to be in the home and the homeowners did not own a gun.

Police found a .380 caliber gun under a bed. Officers said the gun was loaded and a bullet was in the chamber. The primer in the chamber had been struck but the bullet didn't fire.

A record check showed Brown is a convicted felon out of Illinois.

He was booked into the McCracken County Jail on a $10,000 cash only bond.

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