A Jersey City man made his initial appearance today on charges stemming from his arrest for illegally possessing two loaded firearms, another handgun, and ammunition, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.
According to federal officials, Davone Adams, aka “Dikim Adams,” 42, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor and was released on home confinement. He is charged by indictment with one count of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon. He was also charged by complaint with being in possession of another handgun and more ammunition.
According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:
On February 23, Adams, who had previously been convicted of a crime punishable by a term of at least one year in prison, was found by law enforcement officers to be in possession of one Ruger, Model P95, 9-millimeter Luger pistol loaded with 10 rounds of 9-millimeter ammunition, as well as one Windam Weaponry, Model WW-15, .223/5.56-millimeter rifle loaded with 30 rounds of 5.56-millimeter ammunition.
An additional Ruger handgun and additional ammunition were found today at his residence.
Each count of illegally possessing a firearm carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.