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Police arrest grandfather, grandson in Hill District drug raid

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police - Albert Martin, 73, will face drug charges after police found him with heroin, cocaine, $4,220 in cash and drug packaging materials inside a house in the 700 block of Mercer Street on Friday, June 14, 2013.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Pittsburgh Bureau of Police</em></div>Albert Martin, 73, will face drug charges after police found him with heroin, cocaine, $4,220 in cash and drug packaging materials inside a house in the 700 block of Mercer Street on Friday, June 14, 2013.
Pittsburgh Bureau of Police - Troy Martin, 20, will face drug charges after police found him with heroin, cocaine, $4,220 in cash and drug packaging materials inside a house in the 700 block of Mercer Street on Friday, June 14, 2013.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Pittsburgh Bureau of Police</em></div>Troy Martin, 20, will face drug charges after police found him with heroin, cocaine, $4,220 in cash and drug packaging materials inside a house in the 700 block of Mercer Street on Friday, June 14, 2013.

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Friday, June 14, 2013, 12:48 p.m.
 

Pittsburgh police arrested a grandfather and his grandson and seized $13,000 in drugs early Friday morning during a drug raid at a Hill District home.

Albert Martin, 73; and Troy Martin, 20, will face drug charges after police found them with heroin, cocaine, $4,220 in cash and drug packaging materials inside a house in the 700 block of Mercer Street. Troy Martin will also face firearms-related charges for two Glock pistols with 30-round magazines, police said.

Plainclothes officers investigated the home for three months after complaints of drug activity and two days ago, officers secured search warrants. Zone 2 officers and SWAT members raided the home at 6 a.m. Friday, finding Troy and Albert Martin inside, according to police.

police found 24 bricks of heroin worth $12,000 and an ounce of cocaine worth $1,000.

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