2 men arrested during searches in Youngstown

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Ian Perry and Kenneth Young, arrested during drug searches in Youngstown, Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Police arrested two men on Wednesday after searches of two Youngstown homes.

The first search happened at a house on La Belle Avenue around 4:50 p.m.

Police said they found a pill bottle with crack cocaine and several pills inside, a digital scale and 200 Tramadol pills.

Police said 36-year-old Kenneth Young, Jr. told them, “Anything you find in the house is mine” while officers were on the scene.

Police said along with Young, there were also two other adults and six children — ages 2 to 14 — in the house and on the front porch.

Young is charged with possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

The second search happened just after 6 p.m. at a house on Cordova Avenue. Police said they found three scales, two bags of crack cocaine, pills and a bag of fentanyl.

Police said 41-year-old Ian Perry had $752 cash on him at the time.

As a result, Perry is charged with possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Police took both Young and Perry to the Mahoning County Jail.

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