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Two men face weapons charges

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BY COREY DAVIS
Staff Writer

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Rocky Mount police arrested two men Tuesday on weapons violations charges.

Antonio Lamont Johnson, 23, was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a stolen firearm and carrying a concealed weapon. Johnson received a $100,000 secured bond for the charges and was held without bond for a parole violation. Kaylith Lewis Moore, 19, received a $1,000 secured bond for a possession of a concealed weapon.

Cpl. Brad Summerlin, public information officer for the Rocky Mount Police Department, said authorities went to the 700 block of South Howell Street to do a parole check on Johnson, and he and Moore fled through the rear door of the house that prompted a short chase by officers. 

Summerlin said authorities found firearms on both suspects during a search, while police recovered a stolen black semi-automatic pistol from Johnson.

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