Man gets 10 years in prison for aiming loaded gun at police

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Pawtucket man with a criminal history has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for aiming a loaded gun at Providence police officers.

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced the sentencing of 21-year-old Trenton Keith on Tuesday.

Keith was in a vehicle that led police on a chase June 7 in Providence.

Keith got out of the car’s back seat and pointed a firearm at the officers.

The officers, seeing the firearm, struck Keith with their cruiser.

Keith fled on foot and tossed what was later determined to be a loaded handgun into a trash can.

Keith pleaded no contest in 2013 to stabbing a 16-year-old boy eight times.

He was sentenced to five years in prison, suspended for probation.

He pleaded no contest in 2015 to forgery and counterfeiting.

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