Gun Shot Complaint Leads to Arrest of Sauk Rapids Man
ST. CLOUD — A Sauk Rapids man faces drug and gun charges after he allegedly fired a gunshot within the city limits of St. Cloud.
Police were called to the area of 1700 16th Street Southeast just before 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on a gunshot complaint. Police say 18-year-old Joseph Morey admitted to firing off one round from a 9mm handgun.
Officers searched his vehicle and backpack and found shell casings and additional ammunition. Police say the gun also had the serial number filed off of it and that Morey had marijuana on him.
Morey was taken to the Sherburne County Jail on suspicion of reckless discharge of a firearm in city limits, possession of a firearm with a removed serial number, 5th degree drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm without a permit.
No one was hurt in the incident.