Open Container Leads To Defaced Gun, Arrest

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

An Omaha man is under arrest after police found he was carrying a defaced handgun while walking down the street.

According to police reports, while on patrol near 61st and Maple an officer noticed a man walking south on 61st Street carrying an open container of alcohol around 10:30 last Thursday evening.

The officer stopped the man and conducted a pat down search. The man was carrying a 9mm Taurus handgun tucked in his waistband and two magazines loaded with a total of 11 rounds. The officer noticed the serial number on the gun was scratched off.

Twenty-two-year-old Jordan Clemente was arrested for carrying a defaced handgun, carrying a concealed weapon, open container, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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