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Search nets seizure of drugs and guns

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Albany/HV: Search nets seizure of drugs and guns
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ALBANY, N.Y. -- Police seized a massive amount of heroin and cocaine, as well as two loaded handguns following a drug investigation in Albany.

Authorities first searched a home on Trinity Place, where they found 631 bags of heroin, 74 grams of cocaine, a handgun, and several items used to package and weigh drugs.

Orlando Hughes, 33, Jason Burgos, 26, and Maite Rodriquez, 30, were arrested. They're facing drug and weapon charges.

A second loaded handgun was found when police searched another home on Grand Street. Upon finding the second gun, police hit Hughes with a second weapons charge.

All three were arraigned and sent to Albany County Jail.

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