A 27-year-old D.C. firefighter is accused of selling cocaine out of a Northeast barbershop, as well as carrying an unregistered gun and ammunition.
A D.C. police source told News4 they had received a complaint that a District firefighter was dealing drugs out of a barbershop.
The investigation led police to D.C. firefighter Norris Jackson, who was arrested Wednesday in the 200 block of 63rd Street NE. Upon his arrest, police said Jackson had a gun and crack cocaine with him.
According to court documents, Jackson appeared in D.C. Superior Court Friday and was released to a halfway house.
Jackson has been with the department for 8 years, and had been stationed at Engine 23 in Foggy Bottom.
He is facing several charges including possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, carrying a pistol, possession of an unregistered firearm and possession of unregistered ammunition.
According to officials with D.C. Fire and EMS, Jackson has been placed on administrative leave with pay.