New Castle News


January 17, 2013

Officers find heroin, gun during morning raid

NEW CASTLE — Narcotics officers seized heroin and a loaded gun from a house at 713 Arlington Ave. on Thursday morning.

District Attorney Joshua Lamancusa said two individuals have been arrested, one of them a former Detroit resident. Two grade school-aged children who were in the house were turned over to the care of relatives.

The initiative was conducted by the District Attorney’s Drug Task Force Special Investigative Unit and members of the New Castle police department. Union Township police also assisted.


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