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Man arrested after bringing firearm to Baton Rouge protest

6 years 7 months 4 hours ago Saturday, May 06 2017 May 6, 2017 May 06, 2017 6:12 PM May 06, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: EBRSO

BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man after he brought a firearm to a protest taking place near two schools Saturday afternoon. 

According to BRPD, 30-year-old Paul Richey of Denham Springs was arrested after he brought the firearm to a protest in the 9100 block of Airline Highway. 

Police say Richey was spotted walking on private property without permission and around protestors with a Glock semi-automatic pistol. Richey also brought the firearm within 1000 feet of two schools after he parked his vehicle at a nearby car lot. 

Richey was arrested and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

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