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WPD And US Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrest Men for Guns and Warrant

For Immediate Release: 1/7/2021 11:35 pm

On January 7th 2021, at about 12:05 PM, Worcester Police officers working with the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force were in the area of Purchase St to attempt to locate Barry Jumpp, twenty-nine-years-old of Hitchcock St, who had an arrest warrant in connection with a shooting that occurred at Foxwoods Casino. A member of the Task Force observed Mr. Jumpp in a vehicle that pulled into the parking lot of a business on Burncoat St.

The driver of the vehicle, identified as Gregucci Poitevien, twenty-seven-years-old of Purchase St, had gone inside the business, and Mr. Jumpp was in the front seat of the parked vehicle. Mr. Jumpp was placed under arrest, and officers located a loaded, stolen handgun on his person. When officers entered the store, Mr. Poitevien removed a firearm from his waistband and attempted to hide it in the store. He was placed under arrest. Neither Mr. Jumpp nor Mr. Poitevien have a license to carry firearms, and both of the firearms were stolen. Mr. Jumpp is charged with being a Fugitive from Justice on a Court Warrant, Carrying a Firearm without a License, and Receiving Stolen Property over $1200. Mr. Poitevien is charged with Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Improper Storage of a Firearm, and Receiving Stolen Property under $1200. They will be arraigned in court.

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