New Bedford man arrested in Dartmouth on numerous gun-related charges

Dartmouth police shared a photo of Koby Gideon, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022.

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WLNE) — Dartmouth police said that they arrested a New Bedford man Thursday on numerous gun-related charges.

Detective Kyle Costa said that 20-year-old Koby Gideon was arrested on a warrant for assault with a dangerous weapon.

Officers found a semi-automatic pistol on Gideon during a search.

On top of the warrant, Gideon was charged with carrying a loaded firearm without a license, carrying a firearm without a license, and possession of ammunition without a firearms identification card.

“In a society currently inundated with gun violence, I am thrilled that my officer was able to take this individual, as well as the loaded firearm that he was illegally carrying, off of the streets before they could harm anyone,” said Chief Brian Levesque.

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