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Man runs with BB gun, jailed
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A man who ran from police with a BB gun the day before his birthday has been given six months in jail.The man, Kyle L. Melson, now 29, was sentenced by General Sessions Judge Bill Locke to serve six months for resisting stop. The sentence comes after Melson was also found to be in violation of probation. His jail time for resisting will be served concurrently (at the same time) with his term for violation of probation.Melson was arrested after police were dispatched to the vicinity of East End Church of Christ on Sparta Street to investigate reports of an armed person.“When I arrived I saw a male run behind the church storage shed,” said McMinnville police officer Eddie Colwell.