Police: Man, 18, caught with illegal gun and drugs in Fall River

Fall River police share photo of drugs, money, and guns they say they found on Lamahrion Colson (right).

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) — Fall River police said Friday they arrested an 18-year-old man who was in possession of an illegal gun and drugs.

Sgt. Moses Pereira said they stopped Lamahrion Colson Thursday on Palmer Street after reports of a man with a gun in the area.

Pereira said Colson briefly ran away from police but was apprehended.

On him, said police, they found a black Taurus PT 99 AF Para gun in his waistband, 17 bags of crack cocaine, seven bags of fentanyl, and $665 in U.S. currency.

The 18-year-old faces several gun and drug charges.

Pereira said they’re also looking to charge him under the Armed Career Criminal statute.

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