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Johnston man arrested on drug, weapons charges

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State Police and the Task Force and High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area have arrested a Johnston man on marijuana charges.

Police say after an investigation into child pornography crimes that lead them too the residence, a search warrant was executed and during the search a indoor marijuana grow operation was discovered.

Vincent D’Errico, 54, of 6 Fox Meadow Road in Johnston, was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver, Possession of a Firearm While Committing a Controlled Substance Violation, and Possession of a Firearm While Committing a Crime of Violence.

D’Errico is a medical marijuana cardholder but was found to be in possession of amounts that exceed his medicinal allotment as well as numerous firearms.

Police seized:

• Twenty-five mature marijuana plants,
• Nine ounces of usable marijuana,
• Digital Scale and Marijuana packaging equipment,
• Fifteen assorted firearms to include three handguns, ten  rifles and two  shotguns,
• Assorted digital media, and
• $16,200.00 in United States currency

D'Errico was arraigned and held without bail at the ACI until a bail review on May 29th
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