Stolen guns, illegal drugs and cash found in Covington home

A 32-year-old Covington resident was arrested by King County for possession of stolen firearms and illegal drugs.

The arrest happened on Wednesday, Nov. 6, by the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Violent Crimes Task Force, which includes the King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO), according to a press release sent by KCSO Spokesperson Ryan Abbott.

The resident, a multi-time convicted felon, is suspected of illegally selling stolen firearms, which were taken from a Tacoma gun store back in August.

Twenty-four handguns were taken in the burglary, the KCSO press release stated. One of the stolen guns, a pistol, was found at the Covington home. Among the stolen pistol, 13 other weapons were seized including assault-style rifles and pistols.

Other items recovered by police include;

•179 grams of Xanaz.

•87.1 grams of methamphetamine.

•157.6 grams of heroin.

•Body armor
•$7,290 in cash.
The suspect had an outstanding warrant from the Department of Corrections, the press release stated, and was arrested at his home.



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