For Immediate Release - January 23, 2014

Jordan C. Medeiros Plea

District Attorney Michael O'Keefe announced today that on January 17, 2014, Jordan C. Medeiros (DOB: 06/24/90) pleaded guilty in Barnstable Superior Court to Armed Breaking and Entering into a Dwelling in the Daytime with the Intent to Commit a Felony and Placing a Person in Fear, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Possession of a Firearm Without a License, Possession of Ammunition Without a FID Card, Larceny of a Firearm, Possession of Marijuana and Armed Career Criminal.  Judge Gary A. Nickerson sentenced Mr. Medeiros to State Prison for five years to five and one half years committed on the of Breaking and Entering charge, two years to two and one half years committed concurrent on the Possession of a Firearm charge, and three years to three years and one day concurrent on the Armed Career Criminal charge.  Judge Nickerson sentenced Mr. Medeiros to five years probation on the remaining charges from and after the committed portion of his State Prison Sentence.  During probation, Mr. Medeiros will be subject to GPS monitoring up and until the time he completes a six month inpatient drug treatment program, submit to drug and alcohol counseling, remain drug and alcohol free, submit to random drug and alcohol screens, maintain employment and stay away from the victim, the victim’s family and his residence.     

The incident that resulted in the above-described charges occurred on August 2, 2013, in Falmouth, Massachusetts.   On said date, an off duty Massachusetts State Trooper arrived at his residence and was confronted by Mr. Medeiros.  Mr. Medeiros had broken into the Trooper’s residence and was in the process of stealing the Trooper’s service weapon and ammunition.  Mr. Medeiros assaulted the Trooper with the weapon and fled.  The Trooper gave chase and detained Mr. Medeiros a short distance from the residence.  Law enforcement located Mr. Medeiros’s motor vehicle in the area of the residence.  The motor vehicle contained marijuana.  After further investigation, it was determined that Mr. Medeiros stole money from the residence.  Mr. Medeiros was found to be an Armed Career Criminal due to a past delinquent finding for an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

The case was investigated by the Falmouth Police Department, the Massachusetts State Police and the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Edward F.X. Lynch.