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LaSalle Avenue man arrested on gun, drug charges

A 24-year-old LaSalle Avenue man was arrested on felony weapons and marijuana charges when Buffalo Police narcotics detectives and the Buffalo Police SWAT Team raided his house early Friday morning.

Joshua Barnes was taken into custody after officers reported finding 12 large bags of alleged marijuana and an unlicensed revolver loaded with five rounds in his bedroom. Barnes was charged with second- and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and a felony count of third-degree criminal possession of marijuana.