Police: Guns, cocaine, more seized in raid on Gary home

2013-02-15T19:45:00Z 2013-02-15T20:18:07Z Police: Guns, cocaine, more seized in raid on Gary homeTimes Staff nwitimes.com
February 15, 2013 7:45 pm  • 

GARY | Lake County police took a Gary man into custody Thursday on a warrant after crack cocaine, a stolen shotgun and a bulletproof vest were taken from a residence in the 2200 block of Taney Street.

Markese Scott, 35, of Gary, faces charges of dealing cocaine, felony possession, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of marijuana and resisting law enforcement, according to a release from the Lake County Sheriff's Department.

Three handguns and a stolen vehicle also were recovered from the residence, according to county police.

The Lake County Drug Task Force and Lake County Tactical Unit executed the search warrant after a tip came into the sheriff's hotline telephone number.

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