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Illegal Possession of Firearm Arrests

July 26th, 2017

(Etowah County, Alabama) Two individuals were arrested in connection to an illegal possession of a firearm, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin.

 

"Jeremy Shea Ledbetter, 43, of Gadsden, was arrested and charged with certain persons forbidden to possess a firearm, which is a felony,” Deputy Joshua Gaskin said.  “Ezekiel Brenis Kuzed, 25, Gadsden, was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, a misdemeanor.”

 

Two firearms were discovered inside the vehicle that Ledbetter was driving when Deputy Gaskin and Deputy Chris Smith initiated a traffic stop on Oakleigh Drive.  Kuzed was a passenger in the vehicle.

 

Ledbetter also faces outstanding warrants with Southside Police Department.

 

Ledbetter was detained in the Etowah County Detention Center and later released on $15,000 bond for the firearm warrant.  Kuzed was booked in and later released on $1,000 bond.

 

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