(Providence, RI) -- Three people who were reportedly seen in downtown Providence carrying loaded handguns were arrested on Friday. The Providence Journal reports the individuals were inside the building on Westminster Street that houses the offices of the U.S. Attorney in Rhode Island. The trio is charged with carrying unlicensed firearms. According to a report from WPRI-TV, Commander Thomas Verdi of the Providence Police Department said they claimed to be sovereign citizens, but were not connected to the Pawtucket-based "Rise of the Moors" militia group which was arrested after a standoff with Massachusetts police last month.
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