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Raid of man's home for guns and drugs leads to a murder charge

Posted at 5:26 PM, Feb 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-19 17:26:27-05

Baltimore Police searched the home of a man in Northeast Baltimore and were able to tie him to a murder.

Gilbert Gardner's home in the 3700 block of Lyndale Avenue was raided last Thursday. Police found five handguns and suspected narcotics. They charged Gardener with gun and drug offenses.

Through the course of their investigation, police were able to tie Gardner to the murder of Sadik Griffin, 22. 

Griffin was shot and killed in the 3800 block of Elmley Avenue last Tuesday.

Gardner was already in Central Booking on the gun and drug charges. He was served a warrant for murder at the jail.

He is being held without bail.