Vice Busts Convicted Felon for Selling AK-47 to Undercover Officer - Southern Maryland Headline News

Vice Busts Convicted Felon for Selling AK-47 to Undercover Officer

Police say they found additional weapons, ammo, marijuana at man's home

Wayne Jerome Biscoe, 47, of Valley Lee, Md. Wayne Jerome Biscoe, 47, of Valley Lee, Md.

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Feb. 17, 2016)—Wayne Jerome Biscoe, 47, of Valley Lee, was arrested today and charged with several firearms violations. Biscoe is a convicted felon and is prohibited by law from possessing any firearm.

Police say an undercover Vice/Narcotics detective began conversing with Biscoe regarding the sale of an AK 47 semi-automatic rifle (which is a regulated firearm) and two handguns. When a price was agreed upon, the undercover detective met Biscoe and the transaction was completed. Biscoe was stopped and arrested without incident by Vice/Narcotics Support Team and patrol deputies.

Detectives subsequently executed a search and seizure warrant on Biscoe's residence and additional firearms, hundreds of rounds of ammunition and a quantity of marijuana were recovered, according to police.

Biscoe was charged with several firearms violations to include Unlawful Sale/Transfer of a Regulated Firearm, Illegal Possession of Ammunition, and Transporting a Handgun in a Vehicle. Additional charges are pending a review with the State's Attorney.

Biscoe has a criminal record in Maryland dating back to 1992. He was most recently sentenced to 5 years, with 3.5 years suspended, and 5 years of probation for second degree assault on Feb. 8, 2013.

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