SUMMIT, N.Y. – A man who is a Fugitive from Justice from the State of Florida was arrested by New York State Police in Schoharie County.
David Jackson, 57, has been wanted for DUI Manslaughter charges from a fatal motorcycle accident that happened in November 2011 in Lakeland, Florida. Police say Jackson is from Summit, New York.
According to authorities, a concerned citizen contacted police because they spotted Jackson in a Richmondville gas station and knew about the pending case in Florida. A number of police departments were alerted about Jackson.
While on patrol, one trooper initiated a traffic stop on Jackson while on Lange Road in Summit.
Upon investigation, Jackson was found in possession of three long guns in his residence and a small amount of marijuana. He has been legally prohibited from possessing the weapons due to a prior conviction.
Jackson was charged with being a Fugitive from Justice, Criminal Possession of a Weapon and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.
He has been arraigned and was sent to Schoharie County Jail without bail. A court date is pending.