Jefferson City felon found with gun and drugs
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 12:57:37 GMT —
A convicted Jefferson City felon faces two new charges after police found drugs at his apartment.
At about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday Authorities executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 100-block of Marshall Street.
During their search, JCPD SWAT took Ronald Russell into custody.
Cole County deputies found a toolbox in the apartment's bedroom which had a shoebox containing about 44 grams of marijuana.
Inside a closet, they also found a gallon size bag of marijuana with approximately 455 grams, or nearly one pound of marijuana.
A .32 caliber handgun was found under a pillow on the bed.
Authorities also took another small bag of marijuana in the living room, a partial box of sandwich bags, a digital scale, and money.
Russell is charged with felony distribution of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.