19-year-old Rio Claro gardener charged with possession of home-made shotgun

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 12:15

A 19-year-old gardener of Rio Claro is charged with possession of a homemade shot gun and one 12 gauge cartridge, after being held by police along the roadway near his home.

Alex Medina aka “Alex Khan”, of Legendre Road, Ecclesville, Rio Claro, was charged by officers of the Rio Claro Police Station, on Sunday.

He was also charged with using obscene language and disorderly behavior.

Officers were on patrol around 9:30 pm on Sunday 27th August, 2017, when they saw the suspect standing in the middle of the roadway with an object resembling a shotgun in his hand.

Upon seeing the officers, the man ran off into a driveway leading to his home.

The suspect was held and the firearm and ammunition seized.

Medina, was charged by PC Nazrudeen Meighoo of the Rio Claro Police Station.