• Seattle police seize $30,000, stolen handgun from suspected drug dealer

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    A 37-year-old man was arrested and booked into the King County Jail on suspicion of narcotics possession and possession of a stolen firearm. 

    The man had been suspected of selling cocaine and methamphetamine in the South Seattle and Burien area. 

    Officers with the Seattle Police Department said they made several purchases from the man – and on Wednesday served a warrant at his trailer in Kent.  

    In their search of his trailer, police said they recovered a stolen handgun and over $30,000 in cash. 

    In addition, police said a narcotics detection dog indicated the presence of drugs in two vehicles – which were also seized pending a warrant. 

    KIRO 7 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. 

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