Girard man previously convicted of rape arraigned on weapons charge

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Jeffrey Keeney was convicted in a 1996 rape case and banned from owning a weapon

GIRARD, Ohio (WKBN) – Jeffrey Keeney pleaded not guilty on Monday to having weapons he wasn’t allowed to have.

The Girard man was charged Saturday after police used a search warrant and say they found a handgun inside his home on Powers Avenue.

According to a police report, Keeney was convicted in a 1996 rape case and banned from owning a weapon.

Keeney is due back in court on Wednesday.

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