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Posted on: May 6, 2022

MLT Police Recover Two 'Ghost Guns'

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department recently recovered over 100 fentanyl pills and two untraceable handguns known as “ghost guns.”

 

Also discovered was $6,972 in cash, and an undisclosed amount of methamphetamines. 

 

The investigation began March 28, when a driveby shooting occurred at a home in the 4500 block of 224th Place SW. No one was injured.

 

Detectives identified a 34-year-old suspect and the vehicle he was believed to be driving during the shooting. The man allegedly targeted the house.

 

The investigation unfolded over a number of weeks. With the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Violent Offenders Task Force, the suspect was arrested and the vehicle was seized. 

 

After officers obtained a search warrant for the vehicle, the money, drugs and firearms were collected as evidence. The suspect was booked into the Snohomish County Jail.

 

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Recovered cash 

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