Repeat offender arrested with gun, drugs, cash

Posted at 12:28 PM, Jan 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-16 12:28:20-05

A man who has been arrested multiple times for handgun violations was caught with a gun, drugs, and cash on Monday. 

40-year-old Michael Blackstone was arrested after running into officers in the 200 block of N. Luzerne Avenue. Officers found a loaded .45 caliber handgun, 75 ziplock baggies of suspected marijuana, $1,220 in cash in his possession. 

Blackstone has been charged with an array of handgun and narcotics violations.