A man linked to an infamous stabbing case in Rockville from 2012 is facing a series of serious charges after his arrest on Friday, Vernon police said.
Generio Jones, 23, who now lives at 45 King Street in Hartford as opposed to the Lawrence Street address in Vernon he had a year ago, was wrestled into custody at 10:22 p.m. on Becker Place, according to a police report.
He was booked on gun and drug charges with a $250,000 bond, police said.
The incident began when a community policing officer on patrol came across a group of people loitering near a vehicle, according to an incident report. As a backup unit arrived, the officer noticed a marijuana blunt next to Jones, according to an incident report.
An officer attempted to search Jones and Jones resisted, and in the process and officer felt a bullet-proof vest under his clothing, according to an incident report. Three officers then wrestled Jones to the ground and handcuffed him, according to an incident report.
Jones then admitted to having a gun and a .25-cal Beretta pistol was taken from him, according to an incident report.
Police also found a loaded magazine on Jones, according to an incident report. Jones was charged with:
• Criminal possession of a gun. • Interfering. • Carrying a gun without a permit. • Marijuana possession. Police said they also found a sandwich bag with 2.8 grams of crack cocaine broken into several pieces.
Police said Jones was also charged with:
• Possessing narcotics. • Possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a school or daycare. • The sale of a controlled substance.
He was to appear in court in Monday,police said.
Jones was charged with first-degree rioting and other crimes for his role in a large fight that led to a stabling in Rockville in 2012. With no ambulances available, police slowly transported the victim the short distance from the Ward-Union street intersection to Rockville General Hospital on the hood of a cruiser. The victim was later charged himself.
In Friday's incident, Police issued marijuana infraction tickets to Rafael Baez, 20, of 162 West Main St., and Freddie Winans III, of 75 High St., according to a report.