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Police: drugs, gun found during routine traffic stop

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From: York City Police Department From: York City Police Department
YORK, Pa. (WHTM) -

An 18-year-old and a 22-year-old were arrested after police say a routine traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs and a loaded gun.

On Friday, Jan. 24, at around 6 p.m., York City officers initiated a vehicle stop after seeing a car with a faulty brake light in the area of Queen and Charles streets after.

The officers smelled marijuana emanating from the vehicle, and upon further investigation, they found the passenger, 22-year-old Brandon Samuel of North Queen Street to be in possession of marijuana.

Police also discovered that the driver, 18-year-old Desiree McClain of Smith Street, was operating the vehicle on a suspended drivers license. The vehicle was to be impounded, and officers obtained a search warrant for the vehicle.

Upon searching the vehicle, the officers recovered 5.8 grams of marijuana, 1.6 grams of crack cocaine, 163 packets of heroin, packaging materials, a .22 caliber loaded revolver and $2182.

Samuel and McClain were both charged with firearms not to be carried without a license, possession with intent to deliver heroin and possession of a controlled substance.

Additionally, Samuel was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana, and McClain was charged with driving without a valid license.

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