Davenport suspect’s backpack had loaded gun, marijuana, police allegePosted by On

A 35-year-old Davenport man faces multiple felony charges after police allege he had packages of marijuana and a loaded gun in a backpack, according to arrest affidavits.

Dajuan Carrol faces felony charges of controlled substance violation, failure to affix a drug tax stamp, possession of a firearm by a felon and interference with officials acts – firearm, court records show.

Dajuan Carrol (Scott County Jail)

Affidavits show that, at 12:40 a.m. Sunday, Davenport Police working the Violent Crime Reduction Detail saw Carrol driving a 2015 Jeep Cherokee north on Iowa Street from Locust Street. Carrol “was wanted for multiple charges” out of Rock Island and Scott counties, police say in affidavits, and officers conducted a traffic stop so Carrol could be taken into custody.

Carrol pulled to the side of the road, came to a stop, got out of the Jeep and ran off, affidavits show.

He “was in possession of a backpack and he was reaching into it while running,” police allege in affidavits. “Officers gave chase and advised the defendant to stop and he refused to comply.”

Officers apprehended Carrol as he tried to jump a six-foot wooden fence into a back yard on the 200 block of East Rusholme Street. Before officers “took physical control” of Carrol, he “discarded the bag” over the fence, affidavits show.

Officers located the bag, which contained four packages of marijuana and a 9mm handgun with a loaded magazine in it….

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