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York man and juvenile charged after police discover stolen gun, drugs

A York City man and a juvenile face charges after police discover drugs and a stolen handgun in their vehicle. Northern York County Regional Police stopped the vehicle at about 1:40 am Saturday morning in the parking lot of a motel in the 300 block of Arsenal Road in Manchester Township.

While talking with the two, identified as Ethan Fountain, 19, and a 17 year old male, the officer saw a small baggie of marijuana laying on the seat of the vehicle. After asking the two to exit the vehicle, the officer also saw a black handgun laying on the floor.  Upon checking the gun it was discovered that it had been reported stolen out of York City.

Charges against Fountain include, Possession of a Firearm by Felon, Firearms Not to be Carried Without a License, Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Alcoholic Beverages.

The juvenile was charged with Firearms Not to be Carried Without a License, Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Alcoholic Beverages.

Police say their investigation continues. Anyone with Information on the case is asked to contact the Northern York County Regional Police Department at (717) 292-3647

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2 Comments to “York man and juvenile charged after police discover stolen gun, drugs”

    MyTakeOnIt said:
    February 10, 2014 at 5:03 PM

    Teens out at 1:40am is never a combination for success.

    yupp said:
    February 10, 2014 at 6:43 PM

    Crime with a hand gun should automatically cancel juvenile status!

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