Two arrested in marijuana bust

By WTAJ News

Published 05/14 2014 12:39PM

Updated 05/14 2014 12:41PM

ALTOONA – Police have arrested two Altoona men after a six-month investigation into their alleged marijuana distribution in the Altoona area.

Larry Smith and Gary Williams, both 33, were arrested May 8th after police executed a search warrant on their residence along the 1800 block of 15th Avenue in Altoona.

Police found one pound of marijuana, close to one ounce of cocaine (crack and powder cocaine), $1,990 in U.S. currency and a stolen 9mm semi-automatic pistol.

Police say during their investigation a number of controlled purchases were made from Smith and Williams.

Smith and Williams are in the Blair County Prison. Smith is being held on $300,000 straight bail. Williams is being held on $450,000 straight bail.

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