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Savannah police arrest men with stolen gun during Tropical Storm Irma

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Irma didn't hinder Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department's fight against crime and illegal weapons.

Around 10:30 p.m. Monday, Savannah-Chatham officers worked with a SWAT team to get more stolen guns off Savannah streets, according to a news release.

Officers noticed several men gambling outside and, as officers approached them, the men tried to run.

Just before being arrested, Carlos Coleman, 24, threw a gun on the ground, according to police. That gun was recovered and was determined to be stolen.

Police say Coleman is a convicted felon.

Kennari Meachum, 21, also ran from police and was arrested, according to the release.

Coleman was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a controlled substance, and other offenses.

Meachum was charged with giving a false name to police, and was served with an outstanding warrant.