Raid Nets Gun, Two Cars, and 87 Pounds of Marijuana

gang unit worcester arrestThe Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit, along with other State Police units, local police, and federal agents, this morning seized a firearm, ammunition and large amounts of marijuana and cash in a raid in Worcester. A suspect was arrested, and two high-end vehicles were also seized pursuant to applicable narcotics forfeiture laws.

As a result of an investigation, the Gang Unit, along with the State Police Special Tactical Operations Unit, the State Police Crime Gun Unit, the State Police Detective Unit for Worcester County, the Worcester Police Gang Unit, and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives executed a search warrant at 54 First St.

Troopers, officers, and agents seized the following items: a .45 caliber large capacity pistol loaded with 13 rounds, 87 pounds of marijuana vacuum heat-sealed in one pound bags, and more than $76,000 in United States currency. Investigators also seized a Lexus GX460 and a Lexus RC sports sedan.

State Police arrested the home’s lessee, HUNG LE, 44, and charged him with unlawful possession of large capacity pistol and magazine, improper storage of a firearm, and trafficking in marijuana. LE was expected to be arraigned today in the Worcester District Court.