JAMESTOWN – Two Jamestown residents have been charged with criminal possession of a weapon after they were found to allegedly be in illegal possession of an assault rifle.
A media release from the Jamestown Police Department says 40-year old Gabriel Harrison and 37-year old Stacey Thayer were charged Tuesday afternoon following an investigation by the JPD along with investigators with the Jamestown Metro Drug task Force and State Police CNET Unit.
According to police, an investigation revealed the occupants were in possession of an assault rifle. Entry was made into the residence at about 4 p.m. Tuesday and officers did locate a loaded SKS 7.62 Assault Rifle and ammuniation. Both Harrison and Tayer were charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree because both had a prior conviction preventing them from legally possessing such a weapon.
They were charged and sent to the city jail to await arraignment.