Youngstown police report finding guns, drugs while serving search warrant

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Three people were also arrested in the home on the South Side

Kristin Simmons, Richard Cummings and Terrell Vaughn charged with drug possession and gun charges in Youngstown after a search.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Youngstown police arrested three people and reported finding two guns Thursday as they served a search warrant, investigating drug activity at a South Side home.

Officers serving the warrant about 6 p.m. at a 2816 Firnley Ave. home reported finding syringes, fentanyl, a digital scale, a loaded .40-caliber handgun with the serial number filed off and a 9mm rifle.

Reports said the guns were found in an attic near where Terrell Vaughn, 34, of Youngstown was found hiding. He was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Kristin Simmons, 30, of Harrisville, Pa., was found hiding under a sink, reports said. She was charged with obstructing official business, possession of drug paraphernalia and possessing drug abuse instruments.

A third person, Richard Cummings, 47, who lists the home as his address, told police just before he was placed in a cruiser that he had drugs in his coat, according to a report. Police searched him and reported finding two bags of marijuana and a bottle with 20 painkillers.

He was charged with two counts of possession of drugs and two counts of possession of marijuana.

All three were booked into the Mahoning County Jail.

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