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Indictment: Man Tossed Guns and Meth As He Ran From Salina Police

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Kansas

WICHITA, KAN. –A convicted felon arrested after he ran from police in Salina was indicted today on federal drug and gun charges, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Jason P. Briscoe, 41, Minneapolis, Minn., is charged in a superseding indictment with one count possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine (count one), one count of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking (count two), one count of unlawful possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking (count three), two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm following a felony conviction (counts four and five) and four counts of unlawful possession of ammunition following a felony conviction (counts six through nine).

Documents filed in the case allege Briscoe got out of a 2004 Chevrolet Impala and ran when police stopped the car in March for a traffic violation. During the chase, he discarded a 9 mm Beretta handgun and a nylon bag containing a 9 mm Taurus handgun, brass knuckles, methamphetamine and marijuana.

If convicted, he faces the following penalties:

Count one: Not less than 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $4 million.

Count two: Not less than seven years and a fine up to $250,000.

Count three: Not less than five years and a fine up to $250,000.

Counts four through nine: Up to 10 years and a fine up to $250,000.

The Salina Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Matt Treaster is prosecuting. This case is being prosecuted under the Project Safe Neighborhoods program.


In all cases, defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. The indictments merely contain allegations of criminal conduct.

Updated November 6, 2018

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