White Plains drug raid ends in 2 arrests


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WHITE PLAINS — Two men were arrested and police seized drugs, cash, ammunition and a pellet gun in the raid of a South Lexington Avenue apartment early Friday after a monthlong investigation into drug activity there. “This investigation was generated by complaints from residents and we believe the arrests will have a positive affect on the close-knit community living in the Winbrook apartment complex,” Public Safety Commissioner David Chong said in announcing the raid. Wilson Miller, 20, and Devone Bryant, 23, both of 159 S. Lexington Ave., were arrested about 2 a.m. Police with a warrant had just arrived at the building and arrested the pair when they were seen walking out. Immediately afterward, cops from the narcotics unit, special response team and neighborhood conditions unit broke down the door to Miller’s ninth-floor apartment. Inside, they seized 56 packages of crack cocaine with an estimated street value of $1,000; small amounts of cocaine, Ecstacy and marijuana; 29 rounds of 9 mm handgun ammunition ; a 9 mm replica pellet pistol; an electronic scale; drug packaging material and about $400. “The weapon that was recovered was not real, but the fact that live ammunition was shows the level of danger police may encounter when they execute a search warrant,” Chong said. Miller and Bryant were both charged with two felony counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance; misdemeanor counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree use of drug paraphernalia; and a possession-of-marijuana violation.

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