Drug arrest made

A Cleveland man was arrested on drug-related charges Thursday during a raid by the METRICH Enforcement Unit.

Franco E. Stephens, 35, will be charged with possession of Ecstasy and receiving stolen property, both third-degree felonies, and possession of heroin, a fourth-degree felony.

Police had received a number of complaints about a suspected drug house at 384 Greenlee Road.

During the investigation, police determined Stephens, a.k.a. Nitty, was staying at the residence.

Detectives seized a loaded gun, which was found to be stolen in a burglary, heroin, drug paraphernalia, cash, marijuana and Ecstasy pills. METRICH Detective

Steve Blust said Stephens is a convicted felon.

Originally published in the News Journal on July 21, 2012.

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