Pigtown Man Charged With Assault, Sixteen Firearms Seized

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Official Release:

Baltimore Police Seize Numerous Weapons in South Baltimore

October 4, 2012 / Baltimore, Md – The Baltimore Police Department’s Southern District Flex Squad arrested a man for aggravated assault and confiscated sixteen weapons.

On October 2nd at approximately 6:30 pm, Officers from the Southern District responded to an armed person report in the 1200 block of Carroll Street.  This area is directly near the scene of a triple shooting that occurred on September 28th in the 1200 block of W. Cross Street.  Upon arriving at the scene, officers made contact with a male who alleged that Mr. Wayne Petty, who resides in the 1200 block of Carroll Street, just pointed a gun at him.  Petty was then observed and detained in front of his residence.

Upon further investigation it was learned that Petty had access to the below listed weapons which were located inside of his residence.  Officers also learned that Petty is prohibited from possessing a firearm, due to an armed robbery conviction.

Petty was placed under arrest and is now facing the following charges:

First and second degree assault, firearm use/felony-violent crime, firearm possession with a felony conviction, rifle/shotgun possession, and long barrel shot gun possession.

Seized Weapons:

Ruger Blackhawk .357 Caliber handgun

Ruger 22/45 .22 Caliber handgun

Ruger Blackhawk .45 Caliber handgun

Ruger Single-Six .22 Caliber handgun

Ruger Vaquer .44 Caliber handgun

Remington 870 Express Magnum 12 Gauge shotgun

Ruger 10/22 .22 Caliber rifle

Winchester 1300 12 Gauge shotgun

Thompson Center Arms .50 Caliber rifle

Winchester 30-30 rifle

Connecticut Valley Arms .50 Caliber rifle

Thompson Center Arms .50 Caliber rifle

Braztech 410GA Shotgun

Remington 7600 30-06 shotgun

New England Firearms 12 Gauge shotgun

Ithica Featherlight 12 Gauge shotgun

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