ASHEVILLE, NC (WSPA) – Asheville Police Department officials said a juvenile was arrested on several drug and firearm charges while officers were patrolling an apartment complex Wednesday night.
According to a news release, officers were patrolling Pisgah View Apartments at around 6:30 p.m. and came into contact with an individual acting suspiciously.
While investigating, the juvenile ran away and a short chase occurred.
The juvenile was detained and officers reportedly seized 3.2 ounces of Fentanyl, a Glock 23 handgun and $1,091.
According to police, the juvenile was charged with trafficking opium or heroin, possession with intent to distribute/sell schedule I, possession with intent to distribute/sell within 1,000 feet of a park, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a handgun by a minor and carrying a concealed gun.