An illegal ammo dealer who filmed himself brandishing a machine gun in his family home has been jailed for more than 14 years.
Jordan Geoghegan also recorded himself handling a revolver with bullets loaded in the chamber.
The 23-year-old boasted in text messages of being able to buy cheap guns from the US – and how he planned to kill someone with a shotgun.
Geoghegan also filmed himself brandishing a machine gun. Pic: West Midlands Police
Pic: West Midlands Police
Police raided his family home in Erdington, Birmingham, and found shotgun cartridges and bullet casing.
They also found tools needed to repurpose blank firing ammunition into lethal bullets.
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Searches of his mobile phones uncovered video footage of him showing off guns – including one occasion where he was walking in public.
Police also found text message conversations indicating he was able to sell guns – from revolvers to assault rifles – as well as homemade ammunition.
Police raided Jordan Geoghegan’s family home in Birmingham and found shotgun cartridges. Pic: West Midlands Police
They also found tools needed to repurpose blank firing ammunition into lethal bullets. Pic: West Midlands Police
Among the messages found by police included one in which he wrote: “Gonna smoke him (kill him). Been tryna fix my dottie (shotgun) to smoke him.
“Can you get me 20 gauge slugs (shotgun cartridges) need them asap!”
He also wrote: “Need a pocket rocket (a small but powerful handgun) for tomorrow g, if you got one cheap that slaps.”
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Jordan Geoghegan. Pic: West Midlands Police
In another message, he said: “12 double barrel, Model 27 semi auto MK sten…. There (sic) the kinda things I can get. Just don’t tell no one.”
Geoghegan admitted possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition and being involved in the sale or transfer of ammunition.
On Monday, at Birmingham Crown Court, he was jailed for more than 14 years.