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Albany Detectives Recover Narcotics and Firearms During a North Pine Avenue Search Warrant

Albany, NY

Albany detectives recovered cocaine and illegally possessed firearms during a search warrant Wednesday afternoon on North Pine Avenue.

On Wednesday, October 18, 2023 around 2:30p.m., detectives from the Albany Police Department’s Community Response Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on the 100 block of North Pine Avenue in reference to an ongoing investigation.  During the search warrant, detectives recovered a quantity of powdered cocaine, a loaded revolver, 9mm assault rifle and a 9mm handgun.

30-year-old Shaquel Brown of Albany was taken into custody.

Brown was charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd, one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd, two counts of Criminal use of Drug Paraphernalia 2nd, One count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd, two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd and one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th

Brown was arraigned in Albany City Criminal Court and Remanded to Albany County Jail.

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