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MPD seizes $100,000 worth of cocaine, 13 firearms in raid

<i>Mobile Police Department/WALA</i><br/>The Mobile Police Department seized $100
Mobile Police Department/WALA
The Mobile Police Department seized $100

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    MOBILE, Alabama (WALA) — After a yearlong investigation, the Mobile Police Department seized $100,000 worth of cocaine and 13 firearms in a drug raid Tuesday morning.

Officers executed a search warrant at at a home in the 6200 block of Rester Road, where 44-year-old Marcus Dryer was arrested.

Dryer, who police said has a criminal history of narcotics dating back to 1998, was found in possession of 1 kilo and 33 ounces of powder cocaine with a street value of $100,000 and 12 ounces of marijuana worth $1,500, according to authorities.

Five long guns and eight handguns were seized, including one firearms stolen from Prichard’s jurisdiction, MPD said.

Authorities also confiscated a 2011 Dodge Ram, 2021 Dodge Ram and 2018 Lexus.

Dryer faces trafficking cocaine, possession of marijuana first degree and receiving stolen property second degree charges.

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