Sheriff: Man brings gun into Colbert Co. Courthouse - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Sheriff: Man brings gun into Colbert Co. Courthouse

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COLBERT COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A Harvest man was arrested in Tuscumbia for bringing a gun into the Colbert County Courthouse.

Authorities said Hildred Burwell had a 9 a.m. court time on a protection from order Wednesday, but failed to show up.

At 10 a.m., deputies said Burwell appeared with a stack of papers with a 9mm handgun underneath. He was immediately taken into custody.

Burwell was charged with possession of a firearm in the courthouse and carrying a pistol without a permit.

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