PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Following up on a caller’s tip, Portsmouth Police say officers were able to recover a number of firearms, drugs and other items Thursday.
The officers responded to the 4100 block of George Washington Highway around 10:30 a.m. on June 9. They arrived and noticed two vehicles behind the BP gas station and observed four suspects. Three of the suspects fled, but police were able to apprehend the fourth person, identified as 23-year-old Brian L. Perry, Jr.
Police say they recovered an AR-15 pistol and an automatic Glock pistol in a bookbag in Perry’s possession. During the investigation, officers recovered additional firearms as well as methamphetamine, crack cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and cash.
Perry was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute (PWID) cocaine, PWID meth, PWID a schedule I or II drug and firearm with schedule I or II drug.
Police identified another suspect, 36-year-old Jamar Randall McClenny of Norfolk, who is also facing drug and gun charges in connection with this investigation.
Portsmouth Police released images of the recovered weapons.
- Glock 29 10MM Full Automatic
- Glock 33 357 Sig Full Automatic
- Pistol AR-15 Handgun with Binary Trigger
- AR-15 Handgun
- AR-15 Shotgun
- Several magazines for each weapon.
- 21 grams of Methamphetamine
- 35 grams of Crack Cocaine
- Scales and cutting agent
If you have any information about this incident or know where to find Jamar McClenny, contact the Special Victims Unit at 757–393–8536. Or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also use the Crime Line’s “P3 Tips” app. Crime Line tipsters are never asked to give their names or required to testify in court.