Seattle drug bust uncovers large volumes of cash, narcotics, guns

Apr 13, 2023, 12:56 PM | Updated: 3:26 pm

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Drugs, cash, and guns, including three kilos of cocaine, were recovered from bust. (Photo courtesy of the Seattle Police Department)

(Photo courtesy of the Seattle Police Department)

Seattle police executed a significant drug bust downtown that was linked to a man wanted for narcotics charges in another state.

“He’s a subject that has been involved in supplying narcotics in our downtown area,” Detective Judinna Gulpan told KIRO Newsradio, believing officers made a key arrest to hinder the region’s ever-growing drug trafficking problem.

The suspect was arrested near Queen Anne Avenue and Thomas Street. Police then searched the 27-year-old man’s home and found a trove of drugs, cash, and guns, including three kilos of cocaine, hundreds of unknown packaged pills, and more than $127,000 in cash.

Gulpan claimed other drugs, including MDMA, LSD, molly, ketamine, and morphine, were also discovered in his home.

Authorities have not said where the man’s warrant originated from, but he was booked into King County Jail.

“[Seattle police] did arrest him for an outstanding fugitive warrant that was actually an out-of-state one for a narcotics violation,” Gulpan said.

Sam Campbell contributed to this reporting

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Seattle drug bust uncovers large volumes of cash, narcotics, guns