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The defendant admitted to firing one round from the pistol into the ground near an apartment complex.
2908 Emma Street East
- Possession of Controlled Substance
- Carrying Concealed Firearm
- Discharge Firearm in Public
On May 21, 2016 at approximately 10:00 pm, a deputy was circulating the area in reference to a ShotSpotter alert. The alert indicated one round was fired. The defendant was observed driving a black Volkswagen Jetta without operational tail lamps and an obscured tag. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and observed a Smith & Wesson pistol on the passenger seat in plain view not securely encased. During a post miranda interview, the defendant admitted to firing one round from the pistol into the ground near Puritan Place apartment complex.
Starks does not have a concealed weapons permit. Starks was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance, Carrying Concealed Firearm and Discharge Firearm in Public.