Large amount of crack cocaine found on 64-year-old man

Published 7:35 pm Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Bainbridge Public Safety arrested Charles Gordon, 64, on drug charges last Thursday after discovering 32 pieces of crack cocaine in his possession. BPS officers raided Gordon’s apartment after a tip helped them secure a search warrant.

“A concerned citizen called to say he was selling crack,” Investigator Chip Nix said.

When BPS officers entered the apartment, they found the drugs as well as a firearm.

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“The gun was within arm’s reach,” Nix said.

This led to felony charges of Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during the commission of or attempt to commit a crime.

Gordon is also facing felony charges for possession of cocaine and possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a park or housing project.

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