Multijurisdictional search, arrest leads to ‘substantial’ amount of illegal drugs, guns in Manassas

MANASSAS, Va. (DC News Now) — Officials said that a multiple jurisdiction drug bust led to officers seizing multiple firearms and a “substantial amount of illegal narcotics.”

On Jan. 30, Manassas City Police Department (MCPD) detectives as well as units from the Prince William County Vice Narcotics Task Force, Prince William County Street Crimes Unit and Bureau of Alcohol and Tobacco and Firearms conducted an arrest and search warrant. It involved multiple suspects engaged in possession and distribution of narcotics and illegal possession of firearms.

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Officers executed another search warrant at a different residence in the City of Manassas that led to even more illegal drugs and guns being discovered.

Over the course of the investigation, officers seized over $6,500 in U.S. currency, $40,000 in high-end jewelry, 66,000 fentanyl pills, 2,300 grams of marijuana, 40 grams of Psilocybin mushrooms, 142 grams of cocaine and 6 firearms, according to MCPD.

(Manassas City Police Department)
(Manassas City Police Department)

Four suspects were arrested and found with a large amount of illegal narcotics and guns. They were charged with multiple criminal offenses that include:

  • Several counts of distribution of schedule I/II narcotics

  • Possession of narcotics while in possession of a firearm

  • Felon in possession of a firearm

  • Possession of marijuana

  • Possession of a stolen firearm

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Police were still investigating this case as of Thursday evening.

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