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Stolen gun found in Beltzhoover home; man jailed

| Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, 12:00 p.m.

A Beltzhoover man was arrested Friday after police said they found him lying on his couch surrounded by drugs, drug paraphernalia and a 9mm Glock handgun.

Chauncey Lewis Stephens, 26, responded negatively to SWAT and narcotics unit loudspeaker calls about 6:25 a.m. in the 300 block of Jucunda Street, police said.

Police said they recovered 16 bags, four bricks, three bundles and one loose stamp bag of heroin from the home's kitchen. They also found a small plastic bag of marijuana on the kitchen counter and 11 more bundles of heroin in a bag of rice in a kitchen cupboard, police said.

Other items recovered during the raid included $1,268, several cell phones, a police scanner, ammunition and drug packaging materials, police said.

The gun had been reported as stolen by the Oakmont Police Department, officers said.

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