New York man arrested on drug charges in Lancaster

A “Suspicious” car leads to the arrest of a Buffalo, New York man on multiple drug charges in Lancaster.  City police noticed the occupied vehicle at about 5:22 Saturday afternoon in a private parking lot in the 1st block of South Arch Street.  A man inside the car was identified as 28 year old Dennis Arcuri, also known as “King D”.  A search of Arcuri found he was in possession of 44 grams of marijuana.

Police obtained a search warrant for the vehicle, a rental car not contracted to Arcuri.  Inside the car officers found 103 additional grams of Marijuana, 2 grams of Crack Cocaine, drug packaging materials, $1,022 in cash, A Sky semi-automatic 9 mm pistol with holster reportedly stolen from Berks County in 2012 and a magazine with 19 rounds of 9 mm ammo, also stolen from Berks County.

It was also discovered during the investigation that Arcuri has a prior felony drug conviction in New York.

Charges against Arcuri include  Possession of Crack Cocaine, Persons Not to Possess a Firearm, Carrying a Firearm without a License, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia,\.

Following arraignment, Arcuri was sent to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $125,000 bail.

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