By: David M. Higgins II
Pentagon City, VA- Metro Transit Police stopped 24-year-old Malike Razon Brittain of Clinton, MD for failing to pay his fare at the turnstile. Brittain refused to show ID, and police detained him.
While being detained, police found an assault rifle-pistol, one revolver, crack-cocaine, and a prescription with codeine.
1/ MTPD officers at Pentagon City stopped a 24yo male yesterday for fare evasion. When he refused to comply with the issuance of a citation (would not give ID), he was placed under arrest. Search incident to arrest found 2 firearms (one assault rifle-pistol, one revolver) #wmata pic.twitter.com/IY8WCTKwpL— Metro Transit Police (@MetroTransitPD) September 6, 2019
Brittain as been charged with carrying a concealed firearm, possession with intent to distribute, defacing a firearm serial number, possession of a firearm while unlawfully carrying a narcotic, and fare evasion.