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Holyoke raid leads to 2 arrests, drugs and guns recovered

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Massachusetts State Police along with federal agents arrested two men from Holyoke after they raided a home on North Summer Street Thursday morning. 

State Police said 46-year-old Lizandro Almodoval and 18-year-old Marco Mendoza lived at the home on 43 North Summer Street.

Authorities allegedly recovered a .22 caliber rifle, a 9mm semi-automatic handgun, approximately 130 grams of crack and powder cocaine, approximately 50 grams of heroin, approximately 350 grams of marijuana, brass knuckles, and nearly $4,000 cash.

State Police added an investigation into Almodoval and Mendoza was initiated in January. 

Both Almodoval and Mendoza were charged with:

  • Trafficking in heroin
  • Trafficking in cocaine
  • Unlawful possession of a firearm 
  • Unlawful possession of ammunition
  • Unlawful possession of a loaded firearm
  • Possession of a firearm in commission of a felony
  • Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
  • Possession of a dangerous weapon for the brass knuckles

State Police said Almodoval and Mendoza will be arraigned for those charges at Holyoke District Court. 

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