2 arrested during drug raid in Youngstown


Officers raided a house on Almyra Avenue

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Two people were arrested Wednesday and are facing charges following a drug raid.

Officers raided a house about 5 p.m. in the 400 block of Almyra Avenue. Inside, they found heroin, a loaded gun, a digital scale and cash, according to a police report.

Andre Ballinger was charged with drug possession and having weapons under disability, along with a probation violation.

Jermaine Hamlett, who found sitting inside an SUV parked outside the house, was issued a citation for improperly handling a firearm in a motor vehicle after officers say they found a rifle in the SUV.

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