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Speaking of Stolen Guns......another "Peaceful, Safe Minnesota" Incident

Posted on the 20 May 2011 by Mikeb302000
From the STrib (emphasis added is mine - DG)
Gun, drugs and baby in back seat?
Article by: JOY POWELL Updated: May 20, 2011 - 10:13 AM
Charges: A high-caliber pistol loaded with 15 live rounds was right next to a baby, along with illicit drugs, in a car in Burnsville.
The Burnsville police officers recognized the young Minneapolis man in the back seat of a car. His criminal history included violent crimes.
He was sitting next to a baby in a sedan stopped in Burnsville for two malfunctioning rear tail lights on Saturday evening.
Police quickly found, according to a complaint filed Thursday in Dakota County District Court, that Antoine M. Goodman, 20, was carrying crack and powder cocaine and a loaded pistol, which turned out to have been stolen.
Officers had begun by asking Goodman why he wasn't wearing a seat belt. He said the back window wouldn't roll down. "When the rear door was opened to speak with the defendant, officers immediately noticed the butt of a pistol at the defendant's feet," the complaint says.
Police ordered the car's occupants to put their hands on their heads, but Goodman "turned away from officers and moved his hands around his waist and was reaching into the pockets of his sweatshirt," the complaint says.
Officers removed him from the car and spotted two small bags that had been under his right leg. One held pea-sized chunks of alleged crack cocaine, individually wrapped in plastic. The other appeared to be powder cocaine, the complaint says.
From the floorboard, and just feet from the baby, officers recovered the 9-millimeter semi-automatic handgun loaded with 15 live rounds. The pistol had been reported stolen but the complaint gives no further details.
Goodman was charged Thursday with felony drug possession, being a felon in possession of a handgun and child endangerment. He has a 2009 felony theft conviction in Dakota County and this year, a minor drug conviction in Hennepin County.
Goodman was being held Thursday evening in the Dakota County Jail in lieu of $30,000 bail with conditions, or $50,000 without conditions.

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