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Possession of a Firearm by a Felon Arrest

On December 14, 2021 the Lewis County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of shots being fired near a residence located west of Ewing near 200th Avenue.  The victim alleged his neighbor, Larry McCracken, had fired a gun into a wooded area near the victim's home after he had threatened to harm the victim.

A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Larry McCracken, age 82, of rural Ewing, Missouri for possession of a firearm by a felon, a class D felony.  Mr. McCracken has a prior federal firearms conviction.

On December 15, 2021 Mr. McCracken was formally charged for unlawful possession of a weapon by Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Chelsea Fellinger.  A warrant was issued by Judge Cory Moon.  Mr. McCracken also received a summons for assault in the 4th degree. 

Mr. McCracken was released on December 27th after posting a $20,000 cash only bond.


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