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Denver man facing charges after search of home uncovers meth, heroin, and sawed-off shotgun

collected from Simmons' home

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– A Denver man is facing charges after a search of his home uncovered methamphetamine, heroin and a sawed-off shotgun.

James Simmons, 48, is charged with possession with intent to deliver and illegal possession of a firearm.

James Simmons

On January 5, Lancaster County Drug Task Force searched Simmons’ home on Corey Drive after surveillance and an investigation uncovered suspected drug-dealing activity.

Police found the following in the home:

– 11 grams of methamphetamine

– 5 bags of heroin

– A Sawed-off Mossberg shotgun

– A collapsible baton

– Drug paraphernalia

– $1,970 cash

Both the shotgun and baton are prohibited weapons, and Simmons is prohibited from having firearms due to a prior felony burglary conviction.

Simmons posted $100,000 bail via a bondsman.