Suspected gang member arrested on drug, firearm charges

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SALISBURY, Md. – Police say a Salisbury man was arrested this week on numerous drug and firearm charges.

Over the last month, police conducted a drug and firearm possession investigation into a suspected criminal gang member, 20-year-old Chase Morgan. On July 1st, officers executed a search and seizure warrant at his residence in the 100 block of Heartwood Drive, resulting in the recovery of a handgun that was reported stolen in West Virginia in 2018.

In addition, officers seized a loaded rifle, several other calibers of ammunition, Acid/LSD, cocaine, and oxycodone. Morgan is prohibited from possessing regulated firearms because of his age and previous cases.

Morgan was subsequently arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, maintaining a common nuisance to distribute narcotics, possession of acid/LSD, possession of oxycodone, and possession of cocaine. He is currently being held without bond.

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