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Three Arrested in Newark Bradley Court Drug Raid

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Authorities in Newark are reporting that police recovered three loaded handguns and narcotics following the execution of a search warrants at several apartments in the Bradley Court Housing Complex last night.

According to police, detectives from the of Special Enforcement Bureau responded to a Crime Stoppers tip about criminal activity occurring in various apartments and developed sufficient evidence to obtain a search warrants for the residences.

Police said they recovered a loaded .9mm handgun reported stolen out of West Virginia in an unoccupied apartment.

Detectives also confiscated 70 glassine envelopes of heroin, 27 grams of marijuana and $162.00.

Police will seek to obtain a warrant for the arrest of the apartment’s lease holder offcials said.

According to authorities, detectives arrested Mr. Richard Gary and Ms Fatima Kearny, both 37 and both of Newark, for possession of a loaded .9mm handgun, 33 grams of cocaine and 4 grams of marijuana.

Police also confiscated $2,572.00 in suspected proceeds from narcotics sales.

Police arrested Mr. Ron Drayton for possession of a loaded .40 caliber handgun, 24 glassine envelopes of heroin, 100 Xanax pills, 17 Suboxone pills, 51 Oxycodone pills and 65 grams of marijuana and also confiscated $277.00 in suspected proceeds from narcotics sales.

Richard Gary and Fatima Kearny are each charged with CDS Possession (cocaine and marijuana) CDS Distribution, CDS Distribution within 500-ft. of a Public Housing Complex, CDS Distribution within 1,000-ft. of a School, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of Prohibited Ammunition (hollow point bullets) and Possession of a Weapon While Committing a Narcotics Offense.

Police charged Ron Drayton, 31, of Newark, with CDS Possession (cocaine, Xanax, Oxycodone, Suboxone and marijuana) CDS Distribution, CDS Distribution within 500-ft. of a Public Housing Complex, CDS Distribution within 1,000-ft. of a School, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon While Committing a Narcotics Offense.

Richard Gary and Ron Drayton are each further charged with Certain Persons Prohibited from Weapon Possession police said.

All of the suspects' charges are mere accusations. They are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about this incident or other criminal activity to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.