Felon with a Firearm Taken Off the Street

On April 3, 2014, a METRO Task Force uniformed officer spotted a vehicle suspected in an Aggravated Robbery. The vehicle description had just been issued to officers in an intelligence bulletin.

The officer called and waited for cover before performing High Risk traffic stop on the suspect vehicle. Officers detained the suspect and recovered a pistol and a shotgun from inside the vehicle. The vehicle also contained stolen property. The vehicle was driven by a L/M/21 suspect who was arrested and taken to Crime Against Persons/Robbery Unit where he confessed to knowing the weapons were inside his vehicle.

The arrestee is a felon and was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm which is a 3rd degree felony. The arrested person is also a suspect in multiple Aggravated Robberies and additional charges are forthcoming. The case number of this incident is 78704-B.

At this time, the name of the arrestee is not being released due to pending photo line-ups that need to be conducted.