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Drugs and guns seized during child support arrest in Brighton Heights

Jacob Tierney
| Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
Durrell Calhoun
Durrell Calhoun
Kristofer (Dixon) Johnson
Allegheny County Sheriff's Department
Kristofer (Dixon) Johnson
Allegheny County sheriff's deputies seized four guns and 270 stamp bags of heroin from a Brighton Heights home.
Allegheny County Sheriff's Department
Allegheny County sheriff's deputies seized four guns and 270 stamp bags of heroin from a Brighton Heights home.

When Allegheny County sheriff's deputies went to arrest a man wanted for not paying child support, they found 270 stamp bags of suspected heroin and several guns, at least one of which was stolen.

Deputies were responding to a warrant Thursday morning for Durrell Calhoun, 32, of Perry, who was wanted for not appearing at the Allegheny County Family Division regarding $5,501.57 in unpaid child support, according to the Sheriff's office.

They tracked Calhoun to an apartment on Antrim Street in Brighton Heights. They arrested Calhoun inside the apartment, where they found the heroin, in bags stamped “baseball,” “Audi” and “Dancing Queen,” about 3 ounces of suspected crack cocaine, a small amount of marijuana, a digital scale, packaging materials, a stolen SKS semi-automatic carbine rifle, a Taurus .38 Special revolver, a Bryco-Jennings .380 handgun and a Glock 21 pistol with an extended clip, the Sheriff's office said.

Deputies have issued a warrant for Kristofer (Dixon) Johnson, who is believed to share the apartment with Calhoun and live in the room where the guns and drugs were found.

Johnson is wanted on two existing warrants for probation and parole violations on previous firearm and drug convictions.

Anyone with information on Johnson's whereabouts is asked to contact the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office at 412-350-4714.

Jacob Tierney is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-836-6646, jtierney@tribweb.com or via Twitter @Soolseem.

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