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By Zaya Williams
Jari Jackson, a resident of Christian Street in Grays Farm, has been sentenced to a five-month prison term for possession of a firearm.
But he will not only spend time in jail, he also has to pay a $3000 fine for five bullets
The incident leading to Jackson’s incarceration unfolded on the evening of Sunday, November 5th, when vigilant police officers were conducting a mobile patrol in the vicinity of Christian Street. They noticed Jackson’s behavior, which raised suspicions.
Promptly responding to the situation, the police officers carried out a thorough search of Jackson.
This search resulted in the discovery of an unlicensed 9mm pistol, accompanied by five corresponding rounds of ammunition.
In light of this find, Jackson was immediately taken into custody.
Jackson pleaded guilty to both charges against him this morning.
The court, after due consideration of the case, rendered its verdict. Jackson was sentenced to serve five months in a correctional facility, underscoring the gravity of the offense.
Additionally, he was ordered to pay a fine of $3,000, with the option to settle the amount in installments of $1000 over the course of the next three months.