Rhode Island Man Faces Arraignment In Wareham Armed Robbery

police carWAREHAM – A 26 year old Rhode Island man will be arraigned today on a number of charges in connection with an armed home invasion in Wareham.

Police say John Peckham had a sawed off shotgun when he broke into a unit at the Brandy Hill Apartments and demanded money from the residents. Two of the residents were able to wrestle the unloaded gun away from Peckham, who was arrested a short time later.

Nobody was injured.

Police say the residents and Peckham know each other.

Peckham is charged with armed home invasion, carrying a firearm without a license, possession of a sawed off shotgun, possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number.

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