Durham’s agent seizes rifles and guns while stopped


A man in Durham was arrested after an agent said he found an AR-15 rifle, a full 30 magazines, and drug-related equipment in the car while transportation was stopped on the weekend.

According to a news release from the Dearborn Sheriff’s Office, we stopped at the intersection of Old Oxford Road and Dearborn Drive around 12:45 am on Saturday.

The traffic-stopping agent handcuffed him after seeing the rifle in the backseat of Deliel Jackson’s car and learning that he had previously been convicted of a felony, Release said. ..

Jackson’s wife and two children were also in the car, Release said.

Anne-Marie Breen, a spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office, said the problem with the car’s vehicle tag led to the first stop.

Agents say they found a hidden Glock 9mm pistol when Jackson’s wife went out looking for a car and found drug tools and ammunition.

Jackson, 43, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted serious offender.

He was convicted of a felony for assault with a deadly weapon intended to seriously injure him, possess a felony drug, and sell the drug, the agency said.

“Irresponsible, illegal, dangerous”

“When Mr Jackson sees the type of weapon he was carrying in his car with his family on Saturday, the entire community should be deeply worried,” Sheriff Clarence Burkehead said in a news release. ..

“This level of irresponsible, illegal and dangerous behavior is dangerous to his family and a threat to public safety,” he added.

As of October 31, the sheriff’s office has seized 126 firearms so far this year, according to the announcement.

Breen refused to comment on whether the guns found in Jackson’s car were legally obtained, or why they were in the car that day, citing an ongoing investigation.

Jackson’s wife was also said to have a hidden firearm.

Jackson was released from prison on the same day he was arrested for $ 5,000 in public debt.

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