Police find several guns, drug-related items inside suspect's home

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NEW CASTLE, Pa. - Police in New Castle have arrested a man accused of firing shots at a car and possessing drugs.

According to police, a man shot a victim’s car on Grant Street just after noon on Saturday.

Detectives released a description of the suspect, later identified as 20-year-old Justin Miller, and he was arrested a short time later.

While officers arrested Miller inside his Sankey Street apartment, they also found a sawed-off shotgun and a .45-caliber semiautomatic pistol, as well as more than $1,600 in cash, police said.

According to the police report, surveillance video showed Miller in his jail cell removing heroin packages from his pants. This action allowed police to obtain a search warrant for his apartment.

While executing the search warrant, authorities said they found more suspected heroin, ammunition, a counterfeit $10 bill, suspected marijuana and several other alleged drug-related items.

Investigators said Miller facing several charges, including possession with intent to deliver narcotics and prohibited discharge of a firearm.

He remains in the Lawrence County Jail on $25,000 bond.