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Albany man arrested for weapon and narcotics charges

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Mariba Lownes (Albany Police Department) Mariba Lownes (Albany Police Department)

ALBANY, N.Y.—An Albany man is in custody for weapon and narcotics possessions following a search warrant.

On Wednesday, March 19, detectives from Albany Police executed a search warrant as part of a long-term narcotics investigation.

Detectives seized 90 grams of heroin, 109 grams of cocaine, and 87 grams of methyl amphetamine, and $2,000 in cash during the investigation. A loaded handgun was also recovered.

Mariba Lownes, 42, was arrested at the scene without incident.

Lownes was charged with three counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the second degree, two counts of Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia, one count of Criminal Possession of a Hallucinogenic Substance in the third degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the second degree, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree.

Lownes was sent to the Albany County Jail.

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