Marijuana, Ecstasy, ammo seized at arrest

Richmond County deputies say they recovered more than 56 grams of marijuana and six Ecstasy pills after they served arrest warrants Tuesday morning at a house in the 100 block of Fox Trace.

Besides the drugs, a report shows, deputies seized 39 pistol rounds in a hallway closet and a loaded handgun underneath a couch cushion. Arrested on gun and drug charges were Laquan Blackwell, 19, of the 3300 block of Blanchard Road, and Demetris Truesdell, 25, who lived at the house.

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