The Russellville Police Department arrested two individuals on Monday, Oct. 14 after discovering they were in possession of firearms, which is illegal if you have been convicted of a felony, which both have.
Officers were investigating a disturbance near the intersection of North Caldwell and East Second Street at approximately 2 a.m. on Second Street when it was determined that Eric Arnold, the homeowner, and Stephen Baskerville, had handguns on their persons during the altercation.
The Russellville Police Department obtained a search warrant, and after conducting a search of the residence located a AK-47 along with numerous handguns.
Police arrested Arnold and charged him with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon (3 counts), and possession of a defaced firearm. Baskerville was arrested and charged with a possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Both subjects were lodged in the Logan County Detention Center.
The Russellville Police Department was assisted by the Logan County Sheriff’s Department.