Man arrested for weilding .22 caliber rifle in Pawtucket

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PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) – Pawtucket police arrested a man wielding a .22 caliber long rifle at the Howard Rogers Post Tuesday evening.

A civilian reported that Steven Burgos grabbed the rifle from his truck and pursued him after an argument.

Pawtucket Police arrived on the scene at approximately 11:00 p.m. with a Woonsocket PD K9.

Police detained Burgos and seized the rifle in the surrounding area.  

Burgos was charged with felony assault, using a firearm while committing a crime of violence, and disorderly content.

He was arraigned at the 6th District Court Monday morning.

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