NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) — A man facing weapons charges could soon be facing drug charges, too, as the result of a raid in Niagara Falls.
The search took place Tuesday afternoon on 17th Street. There, members of the Niagara Falls Police Department’s Narcotics Intelligence Division say they found the following:
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- Eight grams of suspected crack cocaine
- a revolver
- a 12-gauge shotgun
- an AKM-47 rifle
- a 20-gauge shotgun
- high capacity magazines
As a result, the subject of the search, 40-year-old Curtis Pugh, was charged with the following crimes:
- third-degree criminal possession of a weapon
- fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon (four counts)
- fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon by a convicted felon
Officials say that additional narcotics charges will be filed pending lab test results.
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