Photo: Mohamed H. Ahmed
EMERYVILLE — Police nabbed an alleged heroin dealer last weekend as he rode his scooter around a parking lot. He carried a loaded firearm and a large quantity of heroin.
Police officers attempted to make a traffic enforcement stop on June 2 in the parking lot outside the Home Depot. For that reason the man jumped off his scooter and attempted to run away from them.
It’s didn’t take long for officers to catch up and detain the suspect without further incident. His subsequent identification check and search resulted in his arrest on a long list of drug and weapons charges.
Mohamed H. Ahmed, a 27-year-old local resident, allegedly possessed a loaded handgun. Also, he had more than 200 grams of suspected heroin, digital scales, packaging materials and cell phones.
The suspect has a previous prosecution as an adult when he still a juvenile. He is now accused of committing 10 felonies and two misdemeanors.
Here are some of Ahmed ‘s charges –
- possession of a concealed firearm,
- carrying a loaded firearm,
- possession of ammunition, firearm and controlled substances,
- possession of a controlled substance for sale,
- transportation of a controlled substance, and
- resisting or obstructing a police officer.
Ahmed remains in custody in lieu of $365,000 bond. He’s scheduled to be arraigned on June 5 at Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse in Oakland.