A Lower East Side fight led police to a gun, drugs and money and arrests of three Detroit area residents.
New Castle police were called around 8:15 p.m. Thursday to a fight underway at 199 S. Walnut St.
Officers arrived to find people in the house and one man on the floor who appeared to be pretending to be asleep, according to a police report.
After obtaining a search warrant, officers found a gun at the bottom of the steps, $3,480, clear plastic bags containing suspected crack cocaine, four suspected oxycodone and four Tramadol pills, a dinner plate with a razor blade with suspected heroin and a digital scale with residue.
One of the suspects, searched at the police station, had $1,101 in his pocket.
Police charged Maria Magnolia Lloyd, 29, of Detroit, Darnell Nash, 48, of Roseville, Mich., and Eric Betts, 41, of Warren, Mich., each with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Nash and Betts additionally are both charged with prohibited possession of a firearm.
Police said Betts and Nash both had been convicted of multiple weapons and narcotics charges.
All three were arraigned by District Judge Jennifer L. Nicholson and are being held in the Lawrence County jail on $50,000 bond each.
According to county assessment records, the house at 199 S. Walnut St. is owned by Derek Marmo and Joyce Porada of Woodland Hills Drive, Shenango Township.