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New Castle house search yields drugs and weapons

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NEW CASTLE, Pa - A search of a New Castle home on Friday found drugs and weapons.

Officers from the New Castle Police Department and members of the District Attorney's Drug Task Force Special Investigative Unit searched the home at 212 Hillcrest Avenue.

The search warrant was served after federal marshals arrested Michael Antonini on a warrant from Wyoming.

The New Castle Police Department confirmed that at the home they found several bags of marijuana to the amount of 1,089 grams, 40 Xanax pills, 9.4 grams of crystal methamphetamine, an assault rifle, three shotguns, and nearly $2,500 in cash.

Antonini is being held in federal custody, and charges against him are pending.

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