GREENBELT, Md. (WJZ) — Officers introduced that 28-year-old Avante Daquan Lee of Suitland to three years in jail adopted by three years of supervised launch for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
According to Lee’s responsible plea, on March 15, 2020, a Prince George’s County police officer noticed Lee in a Temple Hills parking zone making an attempt to restart a dust bike that didn’t have a license plate. The police officer pulled his car in entrance of Lee who then dropped the dust bike and ran into a wooded area.
The officer gave Lee a number of instructions to cease. Throughout the chase, Lee threw a semi-automatic pistol into the underbrush close to a chain-link fence. Lee stopped working when he reached the chain-link fence and started to attain into his waistband.
Believing that Lee was attempting to seize a weapon, the officer who was chasing Lee informed him that he was below arrest and ordered him to the bottom.
Based on officers, officers who arrived on the scene throughout the chase noticed an object fly via the air and land in the underbrush close to the place Lee was working. They searched the area the place the thing landed and discovered the pistol — loaded with 10 cartridges.
An investigation revealed the gun had been stolen on April 25, 2016.
Throughout a search, officers discovered a .40-caliber semi-automatic pistol in Lee’s left pant leg. Two additional magazines, one loaded with 10 cartridges and the opposite loaded with seven cartridges have been additionally recovered from Lee’s proper entrance pocket.
His cellphone was also recovered from his proper entrance pants pocket. Officers obtained a search warrant for the telephone and found quite a few photos and movies of Lee with firearms.
Lee knew that he was prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition as a end result of two earlier felony convictions in the Circuit Court docket for Prince George’s County.