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Police arrest fugitive on sheriff's 'most wanted firearms' list

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Troy Jackson, 45, was listed on the Allegheny County Sheriff's 'Most Wanted Firearms Fugitive' list after skipping a January court date on weapon charges. SUBMITTED PHOTO

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By Staff Report
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, 11:58 a.m.
 

Members of the Allegheny County Fugitive Squad and Wilkinsburg police arrested a man listed on the county sheriff's Most Wanted Firearms Fugitives list, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

Troy Jackson, 45, has been sought by law enforcement since skipping a court hearing Jan. 11. The news release from the sheriff's office lists Jackson as a Penn Hills resident, although older court cases alternately list Jackson as a resident of Pittsburgh, West Mifflin and Monroeville.

Jackson initially was arrested in July 2011 when Monroeville police responded to a report of a man outside of a Monroeville Boulevard bar with a shotgun. The man is alleged to have pointed the shotgun at a witness saying, “Nothing to see,” and then entered a red car with a female inside.

Monroeville police placed Jackson in custody a short time later, recovering a shotgun during the arrest.

After a lengthy investigation, members of the sheriff's fugitive squad and Wilkinsburg police located Jackson at a residence on the 500 block of Franklin Avenue in Wilkinsburg, where he was arrested Dec. 17 after being found in a third-floor bathroom.

He was taken to the Allegheny County Jail and will be held without bond on charges of possession of a firearm by person prohibited, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and terroristic threats with intent to terrorize another.

The sheriff's Most Wanted Firearms Fugitives list is available by visiting www.sheriffalleghenycounty.com/vufa_most_wanted.html.

 

 
 


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