Weapons seized during search of alleged drug dealer’s Maine Ave. home

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While serving a search warrant on the home of a suspected drug dealer in the 400 block of Maine Avenue last week, Richmond police said they also seized a .40 caliber pistol with an extended round magazine and a 50-round drum magazine.

Richmond police narcotics detectives and SWAT team members served the warrant on Thursday, Aug. 3 about 6 a.m., police Lt. Felix Tan said.

“Detectives found individually packaged cocaine for sale, large quantity of unpackaged cocaine, a loaded .40 caliber pistol with an extended magazine along with a 50-round drum for the pistol,” police said.

The resident was taken into custody without incident.