Youngstown police find stolen guns, cash, camera and heroin


Members of the vice squad and Community Police Unit serving a search warrant about 11:20 a.m. Monday found three handguns and a semiautomatic rifle that was reported stolen in December.

Additionally, reports said, officers also found at the home in the 300 block of East Judson Avenue $709 in cash, a security system and a bag of heroin,

Taken into custody on a charge of possession of heroin and receiving stolen property was Arthur Tarver, 19, who reports said lists the home as his address.

Police found .40-caliber, 9mm and .22-caliber handguns as well as a Ruger 5.56mm rifle that was reported stolen Dec. 19 from a home on Fernwood Avenue. Reports then said the owner of the rifle was showing that weapon and a 9mm handgun to two of his friends when one of them grabbed the handgun, pointed it at him and took the rifle and handgun.

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