KNOXVILLE (KDKA) – A man wanted in connection with a murder in Knoxville was arrested Friday night on other charges.

According to police, an arrest warrant had been obtained for 19-year-old Jerod Cager in the death of Antwan Leake, 19, on Aug. 14.

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Cager was arrested Friday night during a traffic stop near the intersection of Allegheny and Ridge Avenues.

Police found two firearms, a plastic bag with 2,444 stamp bags of heroin and over $500 in cash in the vehicle.

One of the guns had been reported stolen.

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Cager has been charged with receiving stolen property, possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver and other firearms charges.

Leake was shot to death during an apparent home invasion in the 300-block of Rochelle Street.

Cager is currently being held in the Allegheny County Jail.


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