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Lynn Drug Task Force arrests man on gun and drug charges

The Lynn Drug Task Force seized a gun, ammo and about 32 grams of cocaine Friday morning. (Kmiec, Michael)

LYNN — The city’s Drug Task Force arrested a man and seized an illegally possessed gun and approximately $3,200 in cocaine Friday morning.

Richard Brown, 40, of 32 Magnolia Ave., was charged with trafficking nearly 32 grams of cocaine, unlawful possession of ammo with no FID card, possession of a firearm without an FID card, unlawful and improper storage of a firearm, and firearm use in a felony at 8:16 a.m. Friday.

Lynn Police Lieutenant Michael Kmiec said the arrest was made after officers executed a search warrant at Brown’s home.

Police also seized handcuffs, brass knuckles and an undisclosed amount of cash, according to Kmiec.


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