ADELANTO, Calif. — Jamal Poole, 42, a previously convicted felon was arrested after he was found in possession of a loaded pistol, officials said.
On Wednesday, May 30th, at approximately 3:45 pm, deputies from the Victor Valley Sheriff Station assisted Adelanto Code Enforcement officers regarding an inspection warrant of alleged marijuana violations at a home in the 12000 block Bartlett Avenue.
“Though no marijuana violations were located, Jamale Poole was found to be in possession of a loaded pistol. Poole was found to have several criminal convictions, precluding him from being in possession of a firearm or live ammunition,” stated sheriff’s officials in news release.
Poole was arrested and booked into the High Desert Detention Center for suspicion of violating California Penal Code 29800(a)(1) Felon in Possession of a Firearm and California Penal Code 30305(a)(1) Felon in possession of ammunition. Poole has been released on bail.
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