A probation search in Fairfield on Thursday led to the arrest of a man in connection with illegally possessing an assault weapon and ammunition.
Jamal Montgomery, 25, was arrested on suspicion of multiple felony violations including being a felon in possession of an assault rifle, being a felon in possession of a firearm, being a felon in possession of ammunition and on a probation violation, according to the Fairfield Police Department.
On Thursday, officers conducted a probation search at a residence in the 600 block of E. Travis Boulevard.
During the search, the officers located an AK-47 style assault rifle, two 30-round high-capacity magazines, and various caliber ammunition for different firearms. Montgomery was subsequently arrested in connection with the possession of the weapon and ammunition.
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