Wed. Feb 1st, 2023
An Eldridge man is facing numerous charges after he’s found in possession of stolen firearms and drugs.
According to the Laclede County Sheriff’s office, 29-year-old Justin Perry King is a convicted felon and is prohibited from having the guns in his possession.
Sheriff David Millsap says during a search of the home, deputies discovered a stolen game camera, illegal drugs and 1,000 rounds of ammunition.
Of the guns seized, one was a sawed-off shotgun and another was a modified AR-15.
The sheriff’s office is now working to identify who the owners are of the stolen firearms found.