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Deputies: Convicted felon found with gun, arrested

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Dennis Yelton (Source: McDowell County Sheriff's Office) Dennis Yelton (Source: McDowell County Sheriff's Office)
MARION, NC (FOX Carolina) -

A Marion man who deputies say is a convicted felon has been charged after deputies reportedly found him in possession of a gun.

On July 18, McDowell County deputies said they responded to Jenny Lind Drive in reference to a man with outstanding warrants who was armed.

Deputies said 33-year-old Dennis Yelton ran toward Stacy Hill Road when they arrived. Deputies then found Yelton in an abandoned home.

Yelton, who deputies say is a convicted felon, was found in possession of a handgun in his backpack, according to the sheriff's office.

Deputies said Yelton was also served with a warrant for misdemeanor assault on a female. They said additional charges are pending.

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