Rochester man arrested after gas station fight, threats pleads guilty
(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester man pleaded guilty to carrying a gun without a permit following an altercation at a Holiday gas station over the summer.
Gilbert Larue Jordan, 22, wrote in his plea agreement that he had been buying food at a truck in the 15th Ave. SE parking lot, when he got into a physical altercation.
Jordan wrote that he showed his opponents his handgun, thinking it would stop the fight, and another person in the lot called the police.
At the time, he wrote, he did not have a license to carry a gun in Minnesota.
In exchange for his plea, Jordan will, per his agreement, receive a year of probation and a $900 fine.
(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester man was arrested Tuesday night after a fight involving threats and a gun.
Rochester police responded to a fight at Holiday gas station (1031 15th Ave. SE) at about 9:13 p.m. June 14.
There, they received a report of two men fighting, one of whom had a gun and made threats to the other.
Witnesses said the man had a gun in his waistband, which fell out during the fight. It is unclear whether the gun was actively used to make threats.
The report said the man with the gun got into a white Mercedes Benz, which police stopped in the area.
Gilbert Larue Jordan, 21, admitted he had a gun in the car and said he had a permit for the weapon.
Rochester police determined that he did not have a permit.
The gun was not loaded.
Jordan was arrested and faces charges of carrying and possessing a 9 mm gun without a permit, 2nd-degree assault, disorderly conduct, and felony threats of violence.