JOHNSTOWN – A call for a possible burglary in progress led to the arrest of a man on felony weapons charges last month, Johnstown Police said Thursday.
Keever Earl, 34, of West Main Street, Johnstown, was arrested and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a firearm, felonies.
The incident happened April 21, just after 9 p.m., police said.
Officers were called to a West Main Street address, where Earl is listed as residing, for the report of a possible burglary, police said. No burglary was charged, but police made contact with Earl and determined he had a bench warrant out for his arrest, police said.
Police then determined he possessed a Universal M1 Carbine .30 caliber Enforcer pistol inside the residence and he did not have a permit for the pistol, police said.
Earl was also cited for violation unlawful ammo feeding device, police said.