Massachusetts police raided a Malden home at 21 Ripley St. after monitoring activity at the location. They reported finding drug paraphernalia, a .22-caliber gun, ammunition and substances alleged to be cocaine and heroin. Taken into custody as part of the raid was a 24-year-old man who police had previously considered connected to a local murder.
A press release from the district attorney's office stated that the man plead guilty to drug possession with the intent to distribute. He also acknowledged his guilt in possessing a firearm and ammunition. He had no license for the weapon.