Son of late lieutenant governor arrested, facing federal gun charge

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KARK) — The youngest son of former Lieutenant Governor Winthrop Paul Rockefeller is in custody, facing a federal charge for a transaction involving a gun.

24-year-old Louis Rockefeller was arrested in North Little Rock Thursday.

The charge is related to the investigation of a transfer of a weapon that took place last Sunday, according to an arrest report from an Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms officer.

Louis Rockefeller is being held without bond while awaiting an appearance before a federal judge.

Lieutenant Governor Winthrop Paul Rockefeller died in office in 2006.

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