Everett Floyd Jenkins, 51, of Gaithersburg, is sentenced to 15 years followed by five years of supervised release for being a felon in possession of a gun.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Greg Cohen
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
A Gaithersburg man described by authorities as a "career criminal" was sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for being a felon in possession of a gun, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday. Everett Floyd Jenkins, 51, was previously convicted of second degree murder, attempted distribution of heroin and distribution of heroin. According to the DOJ, Jenkins was pulled over by Montgomery County police while traveling on Lost Knife Road on Dec. 24, 2011. As one officer spoke with Jenkins at the driver’s window, a second officer approached the car on the passenger side and saw the handle of a handgun sticking out of Jenkins’ pants pocket. Police removed Jenkins from the car and the loaded, 9mm …
The award was among $6.3 million given to Maryland's state and local governments by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Montgomery County has been awarded $159,701 in federal funding earmarked for violent crime reduction and other public safety activities, Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced Thursday. The U.S. Department of Justice grant is one in a $6.3 million bundle given to the state, county, and local governments of Maryland. The county's share will be used to install a system that can deliver video intelligence wirelessly to commanders and operational personnel in an emergency and to develop the capability to share that data with other law enforcement agencies. The grant funding is based on a formula of population and violent crime statistics. Money from the program is used to pay for law enforcement, prosecutions, education, drug …