Police: Repeat offender arrested on gun charges

Baltimore Police on Thursday said they have arrested a repeat offender for illegally possessing a gun.

At 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, officers from the Southern District Action Team were conducting an investigation in the 100 block of E. Patapsco Ave. and recovered a loaded handgun, police said. Donavan Vernon, 22, was arrested at the scene.

Police said Vernon was prohibited from legally possessing a handgun. He was charged with illegal possession of a firearm and other counts.

Vernon did not have an attorney listed in online court records.

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