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Man arrested Sunday trying to cross into the U.S. with a gun

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Posted at 3:02 PM, Dec 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-13 15:02:05-05

A man trying to get back into the U.S. was arrested on the Peace Bridge when officers found a gun in his car during a border search.

According to U.S. Attorney James Kennedy, Jibreel Williams, 27, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Laura Higgins says Williams was stopped early Sunday morning after visiting a duty-free shop.

Williams faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.