• Detectives seize guns and drugs from suspected dealer in Fife

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    FIFE, Wash. - Detectives with the Seattle Police Department seized four handguns, more than 1,300 oxycodone pills and other drugs from a suspected drug dealer. 

    Police said they arrested the 34-year-old man on Tuesday after the tracked him to an apartment complex in Fife. Police said that, when they arrested the man, they found a loaded handgun in his bag. 

    Detectives later served a warrant on the man’s apartment and said they found three additional pistols – two in a shoebox and one tucked underneath a pillow on the man's bed. 

    Officials said they also found 1,300 oxycodone pills, 185 Xanax pills and 33 grams of cocaine. 

    Police said the man is a convicted felon and therefore is unable to legally possess firearms. 

    The man was booked into the Pierce County jail on narcotics and weapons charges. 

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