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By Pittsburgh The Tribune-Review
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Four men were arrested ?after Pittsburgh police raided a home in the Hill District this afternoon and found six guns, $29,000 in cash, approximately 1,000 stamp bags of heroin and 16 pipe bombs, city police spokeswoman Diane Richard said.

The four -- who were all charged with drug offenses, possession of weapons of mass destruction and related crimes -- were found inside the home in the 2500 block of Allequippa Street when officers arrived shortly before 5 p.m. , Richard said.

Police recovered one assault rifle and five handguns including one that had been reported stolen in Greensburg, Richard said.

The bomb squad removed the pipe bombs and took them for disposal, she said.

Arrested were: Timothy Wallace, 27, of the Hill District; Theodore Morris III, 19, of Mt. Oliver; Ronell Sims, 25, of Beltzhoover, and Jesse Young, 28, of the East Liberty-Highland Park area. Young also was charged with firearms violations, Richard said.

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