ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – According to law enforcement, Taylor Jackson, 25 of Albany was arrested after allegedly threatening someone with a gun.
On September 10 at about 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the Red Carpet Inn on Northern Boulevard after getting reports of a brandished gun. No injuries were reported, and officers encountered Jackson when they initially arrived.
Officers say they interviewed a victim who said that a man, later identified as Jackson, displayed a handgun and tried to steal his property in one of the rooms. They arrested Jackson after a short foot chase, and they say they found crack cocaine and heroin in his pockets.
Police also say they recovered the weapon, a loaded .380 caliber handgun, used during the robbery was also recovered. Jackson is not a registered gun owner. The charges against him are:
- First-degree burglary
- First-degree robbery
- second-degree criminal possession of a weapon
- First-degree unlawful imprisonment
- Third-, and fifth-, and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance
- Resisting arrest
According to state sentencing guidelines, the maximum possible amount of prison time Jackson faces if he’s convicted on these charges is 103 years.
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