Police arrest 3 while investigating drug activity in 2 Youngstown houses
The police issued search warrants when they searched the two houses
by: Joe Gorman
Posted: Mar 19, 2021 / 10:33 AM EDTUpdated: March 19, 2021 / 10:33 a.m. EDT
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Police who issued search warrants Thursday afternoon investigated drug activity in two separate houses on the South Side, where they found two guns and drugs while arresting three people.
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At around 3:50 p.m., Torrence Mosley, 21, who lists the house as his address, and Henry Lee Robinson, 28, were arrested on the 600 block of the house on Samuel Ave. arrested. An address was not available for Robinson.
In the apartment, members of the Vice Command and the Community Police Unit found a loaded 9mm pistol, a 19-round magazine with 9mm ammunition, a scale, various pills, a money counter and $ 3,520 in cash, four bags of fentanyl and a jar of marijuana and 14 strips of suboxon.
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At around 5:30 p.m., police arrested 37-year-old Kelli Coffer on drug charges and a criminal in possession of a firearm while he was serving a warrant at his home on West Boston Avenue.
Coffer and another man were reportedly driving away from the house in an SUV when police pulled into his street and they were dragged a short distance away.
In the apartment, police found a loaded 22-caliber pistol, several rounds of 45-caliber ammunition, marijuana, cracked cocaine, fentanyl and 57 tablets.
Mail was also reportedly found in the house addressed to Coffer.
Coffee was convicted of drug trafficking in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court in 2012, prohibiting him from possessing or being around firearms.