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Police Officer's Gun Stolen, Used in Drug-Related Killing

Police have a 24-year-old man in custody.

A gun stolen from an off-duty Fairfax County police officer was used in a drug-related shooting that killed a man. (File Photo)
A gun stolen from an off-duty Fairfax County police officer was used in a drug-related shooting that killed a man. (File Photo)
A Fairfax County police officer's gun was stolen while he was on vacation in New Jersey and subsequently used in a drug-related killing,according to The Washington Post.

According to reports, the unnamed officer was on vacation in New Jersey and had the gun in his locked car. His car was reportedly broken into and the gun stolen.

The Post 
reports that the gun was subsequently used by the leader of a heroin distribution ring to shoot and kill a New Jersey man.

New Jersey police have arrested 24-year-old Ronald T. Daniels for the alleged crime. The Post indicates Daniels was identified during a large sweep of a major heroin distribution gang.

Daniels reportedly faces first-degree murder, theft, and firearms-related charges.

Fairfax County Police public information officer Lucy Caldwell told the Post the police officer in question was allowed to carry his gun out of state.


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Raconteur January 20, 2014 at 10:44 AM
And the comments from gun control nuts on this stupid trick, are deafening.

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