WALDORF, Md. – On November 7 at 11:27 p.m., a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop in the area of St. Charles Parkway at Alameda Avenue after observing a headlight out on a vehicle.
The driver did not initially stop the car and continued driving for nearly half a mile before stopping.
Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer observed three males inside and detected the smell of marijuana.
Further investigation showed the driver was in possession of a loaded firearm and body armor. A check of the firearm revealed it was stolen. A check of the driver revealed he was prohibited from possessing a firearm due to a previous felony conviction.
The driver, Jacari Trayvell Long, 23, of Waldorf, was arrested and charged with possession of a stolen firearm, illegally transporting a firearm, illegal possession of a firearm due to previous felony conviction, illegal possession of ammunition, and other related charges.
Officer Wedding is investigating.
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) was accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) in 2001 and has since earned the highest rating of Excellence. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit www.ccso.us.
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