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$26K in cash, guns and drugs seized during massive raid of Braddock home

ALLEGHENY CO., Pa. — Detectives located more than $26,000 in cash, guns and drugs from an Allegheny County home.

Narcotics detectives with the Allegheny County Police Department executed a search warrant Friday around noon at a home in the 200 block of 1st Street in Braddock following a months-long investigation, according to a release.

During the raid, detectives seized several items and cash related to the investigation, including the following:

  • .45 caliber handgun (reported stolen out of Oakmont)
  • .45 caliber ammunition
  • Bullet-proof ballistic vest
  • 10 pounds of marijuana
  • Packaging material for marijuana distribution
  • $26,656.00 in cash
  • 1871 MDMA (ecstasy) tablets
  • Half ounce of MDMA powder
  • THC oil
  • Numerous pre-rolled hashish cigars
  • 11 grams of THC wax
  • Numerous THC vape cartridges
  • Oxycodone pills

Officials said two men were arrested during the raid – Dontae Jackson and Melvin McCane. Jackson was charged with felony possession with intent to deliver, felony manufacturing, carrying a firearm without a license, receiving stolen property, and endangering the welfare of a child. McCane was charged with felony possession with intent to deliver.

Both men were taken to the Allegheny County Jail and are awaiting preliminary arraignments.