WHITING — A 30-year-old man was charged Wednesday in connection with a police raid at his home where officers recovered suspected cocaine, marijuana, prescription drugs, paraphernalia, cash and several guns, records show.
Ryan R. Hedegore, of Whiting, came to the attention of police May 10 after he reported a burglary at his home and officers saw marijuana and drug paraphernalia in plain view in his apartment, Capt. John Sotello said.
Police obtained a search warrant and returned to Hedegore's apartment Monday, when he was arrested, Lake Criminal Court records show.
To prevent a barricade situation with Hedegore, police met him outside his home under the guise of speaking with him about the previous burglary report, records show.
When officers presented him with a search warrant, Hedegore ran to a front porch area and attempted enter the home, records say. Police restrained him and placed him in handcuffs.
Officers recovered three guns, 27.29 grams of suspected cocaine, 22.31 grams of suspected marijuana, four alprazolam pills, a bottle of promethazine with codeine, several scales, a glass pipe and more than $1,000 in cash, records say.
Hedegore was charged with two felony counts of dealing in cocaine, two felony counts of unlawful drug possession, and misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled substance, dealing in marijuana, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.