Police: Man, 2 teens arrested after Snapchat gun video

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BALDWIN -

Police say a Snapchat video posted by two teens led to the arrest of a Baldwin man on weapons charges.

Earl Thomas, 51, was arrested at his home on Stanton Avenue in Baldwin.

Thomas is accused of having three guns in his home, including a 9-millimeter assault weapon with a collapsible stock.

Investigators went to that address after they say two teens posted a Snapchat video showing one of the weapons.

The juveniles were charged with criminal possession of a gun and released.

Thomas is charged with criminal possession of a firearm and endangering the welfare of a child.

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