FBI seizes 150 grams of meth, distribution materials, guns from Pawtucket apartment

This is a photo of Jill Giordano of Pawtucket and the items that were seized from her apartment on Feb. 8, 2023. (Pawtucket Police Department)

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) — Guns, ammunition, drugs, and materials used to distribute were seized by the FBI in a Pawtucket home search on Wednesday.

Pawtucket police Lt. Dino Giorgio  said on Feb. 8, the FBI joined Pawtucket police in a court-ordered search at an apartment on Hicks Street.

As a result on the search, police seized 150 grams of methamphetamine with a street value of approximately $8,000 and 20 grams of psilocybin mushrooms.

Giorgio said police additionally seized two guns, several rounds of ammunition, digital scales, packaging materials, and a 3-D printer.

The apartment was less than 100 yards from a middle school and elementary school.

The resident of the apartment, 37-year-old Jill Giordano, was charged with the following:

  • Manufacturing/possession/deliver synthetic drug (meth)
  • Possession with intent to deliver Schedule II narcotic (meth)
  • Possession with intent Schedule I & II
  • 2-counts of possession of a ghost gun (undetectable firearm)
  • 2-counts of possession of a firearm while possession of narcotics
  • Keeping or maintaining a common nuisance
  • Distribution/manufacturing in or near a school

Giordano will be arraigned in Providence on Thursday.

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