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Police: Wakefield man charged after telling officers he concealed stolen gun

Police: Wakefield man charged after telling officers he concealed stolen gun

A Wakefield man is facing a felony charge after police say the man told them he was carrying a stolen handgun in his backpack.

Raquon Calvontae Newby, 22 of Wakefield, was charged with felony receiving a stolen firearm, and misdemeanors including possession of a concealed weapon, possession of marijuana, and attempting to commit a misdemeanor — petit larceny, according to James City County Police Department spokeswoman Stephanie Williams.

On Sunday morning at about 1:30 a.m., officers were called to a Lake Powell Forest neighborhood after a report of someone “tampering with vehicles,” Williams said.

The complainant captured images of a person on his security camera...

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