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Brunswick County felon arrested for having gun

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David Raefore Tripp, Jr. Source: Brunswick Co. Sheriff's David Raefore Tripp, Jr. Source: Brunswick Co. Sheriff's

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Several agencies in Brunswick County arrested a previously-convicted felon Friday night.

David Raefore Tripp, Jr., 41, was arrested on two counts of Procession of Firearm by a felon.

Tripp was previously convicted of felony child abuse resulting in serious injury in 1997.

He is being held in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $20,000 secured bond.

Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Investigative Unit, the Vice Narcotics Unit, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms made the arrest after a joint investigation.

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