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2 men arrested on weapons charges at condemned home, police say

Pshawn Smith, left, and Leslie Harris were arrested

Pshawn Smith, left, and Leslie Harris were arrested on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, after searching a Medford home that has been condemned. Credit: SCPD

Suffolk County police said they have arrested two men after searching a Medford home that has been condemned.

Officers seized cocaine, a loaded handgun and drug paraphernalia after executing a search warrant at the Wilson Avenue home shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday, police said in a news release Tuesday night.

Pshawn Smith, 42, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia and second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana.

Leslie Harris, 24, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

During the search, officers found a loaded .380 caliber automatic handgun, cocaine, heroin and marijuana, scales, packaging materials and a surveillance system, police said.

The Brookhaven Town Building Department has condemned the home, deeming it uninhabitable, police said.

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