Kenner Police: Tip leads to arrest of convicted felon with a stolen firearm
Published 10:54 am Friday, October 14, 2022
On October 13, 2022, at 8:15 AM, Kenner Police 911 center received a report of a subject walking in the 400 block of Veterans Boulevard, carrying a backpack with a gun inside.
Within minutes officers arrived on scene, observed the subject walking down Veterans. Officers stopped to speak with the subject at which time turned from the officers, threw the backpack to the ground and fled on foot.
The suspect later identified to be Dwight Jackson, Humble, TX., was found hiding on the roof of a neighborhood residence. Jackson was detained. Officers located a handgun, two magazines (one is an extended capacity magazine), rifle cartridges and gloves in the backpack dropped by Jackson. The gun was determined to have been stolen in New Orleans.
Jackson has prior arrest and convictions for Armed Robbery, First Degree Robbery and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
Jackson was arrested and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Illegal Possession of a Stolen Firearm and Resisting Arrest.
𝘊𝘩𝘪𝘦𝘧 𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘭𝘦𝘺 𝘢𝘨𝘢𝘪𝘯 𝘸𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘯𝘬 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘤𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘦𝘳 𝘸𝘩𝘰 𝘨𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘰𝘶𝘳 9-1-1 𝘤𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘳. 𝘊𝘩𝘪𝘦𝘧 𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘭𝘦𝘺 𝘢𝘭𝘴𝘰 𝘸𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘮𝘦𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘸𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘯 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘮𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘴𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘱𝘢𝘵𝘳𝘰𝘭 𝘥𝘪𝘷𝘪𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘴𝘸𝘪𝘧𝘵 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘦𝘢𝘮𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘬 𝘥𝘶𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘱𝘶𝘳𝘴𝘶𝘪𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘩𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘴𝘶𝘣𝘫𝘦𝘤𝘵. “𝙂𝙞𝙫𝙚𝙣 𝙬𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙝𝙚 𝙬𝙖𝙨 𝙞𝙣 𝙥𝙤𝙨𝙨𝙚𝙨𝙨𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙤𝙛, 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙘𝙧𝙞𝙢𝙞𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙝𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙤𝙧𝙮 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙝𝙖𝙫𝙚 𝙩𝙤 𝙬𝙤𝙣𝙙𝙚𝙧 𝙬𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙞𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙨 𝙬𝙚𝙧𝙚, 𝙬𝙚 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙜𝙧𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙛𝙪𝙡 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙞𝙣𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙢𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣”, 𝘴𝘢𝘪𝘥 𝘊𝘩𝘪𝘦𝘧 𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘭𝘦𝘺.
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